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San Diego State University

SDSU Department of Dual Language and English Learner Education (formerly Policy Studies in Language & Cross-Cultural Education)

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Giving English Learners a Chance to Succeed

One of Dr. Saúl Maldonado’s goals is to address the instructional needs of English language learners in public school systems.

Event: Panel on Bilingualism and Language Policy

Urban Leadership Panel on Bilingualism and Language Policy. Proposition 58 and Bilingual Education in California’s Public Schools: How Can Research Inform This Debate? RSVP and join us for a public conversation.

Tear Down the Barriers to Bilingual Education

Read Dr. Cadiero-Kaplan’s commentary in Voice of San Diego on how Prop. 58 will restore equal access to bilingual education programs.

Dual Language Programs at SDSU

View our Dual Language Teacher Credential Program Video!
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Dual Language Online Certificate Program

View our Dual Language Online Certificate Program Video!
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Check out our online study guide to success!

    DLE Outcomes


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    Language Education Acronyms

    EO English Only
    OWL Oral and Written Language Scales
    TWI Two Way Immersion
    SFL Systemic Functional Linguistics
    TBE Transitional Bilingual Education
    DBE Developmental Bilingual Education
    EDL English Language Development

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