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Connecting Communities through Our Languages, Cultures, and Stories

Forty-two Years of Educational Excellence for English Learners & Biliteracy for All

March 29 - April 1, 2017

Anaheim Marriott and Hilton Hotels
Anaheim, California 

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Saturday, April 1 • 9:00am - 10:15am
The Commission on Language Learning: An Advocacy Tool

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In July 2015, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences established the Commission on Language Learning, at the behest of the U.S. Congress. The Commission was asked by Congress to detail why language matters to the national interest, and what might be done about language learning at all levels and in the business community. This presentation covers the genesis of the Commission and its work to date, as well as other updates from national advocacy efforts.

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Joint National Committee for Languages

Executive Director, Joint National Committee for Languages
JNCL-NCLIS serves our stakeholders and the public by telling the story of America’s Languages to those in power. We empower our stakeholders by connecting them with members of Congress to advance the language agenda in the U.S. We develop policy recommendations for languages, and... Read More →


Saturday April 1, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am PDT
Marriott Room: Orange County 3

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