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2015 Int’l Latino Book Awards Announced
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My America: Stories and Celebrations

Whether you're getting ready for a parade or ordering Chinese food, these books about the 4th of July and other important American traditions celebrate our nation's diversity in special ways.
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From School Library Journal:
Proud families applauded, took pictures, and cried during the graduation ceremony for their children, who completed Queens Library’s pre-K program, the first library-run pre-Kindergarten in the nation.
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Rukhsana Khan is an award-winning author and storyteller. She was born in Lahore, Pakistan and immigrated to Canada at the age of three. In this interview with Colorín Colorado, Rukhsana talks about the ups and downs of publishing, remembers falling in love with Mr. Rochester when reading Jane Eyre, and talks about the realization that her memories, her religion, and her family could become a part of her writing.
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Some California Preschools Serve Young English Learners Well, But It’s Tough
In California, half of preschool-aged children live in families where English is not the first language.
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The woman behind deaf and blind school's English as a Second Language Program
When Betsy Sotillo-Gaura was a child, communicating with her cousin Denise Gonzalez was a challenge.
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Remembering Ron Thorpe, President and CEO of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
Ron Thorpe, president and CEO of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, died today after a battle with lung cancer.
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The National Education Association has partnered with Colorín Colorado to produce a series of classroom videos highlighting best practices for English language learners (ELLs), created with guidance from Dr. Diane Staehr Fenner.

The videos feature two schools in Northern Virginia with a strong collaborative culture, where teams of educators and administrators are working every day to find effective strategies of support and instruction for their ELLs.
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New from the Colorin Colorado blog:
Several of our blog posts have focused on advocating for ELLs across many areas of implementing the Common Core State Standards for ELLs. For example, we’ve recently published a three-part series o...
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KQED: 3-part series on California's ELLs, through the eyes of one family
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Victory: My son asked me to read to him in Spanish
I grew up with people speaking Spanish all around me. Now I'm trying to make sure my children have the same.
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Colorín Colorado is a free web-based service that provides information, activities and advice for educators and Spanish-speaking families of English language learners (ELLs).