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A new study from Oregon State University (OSU) shows that English learners are more likely to become proficient English speakers if they enter kindergarten with...

The National Science Foundation's Partnerships in International Research and Education (NSF PIRE) has awarded a $5 million dollar grant over five years to help...

Technology and the amount of information it provides us is deepening the divide between the haves and the have-nots in terms of education. As...

The Common Core State Standards require that kindergarteners have the ability to read emergent texts with purpose and understanding. Kindergarten literacy standards are controversial...

2,700-year-old inscriptions found by archeologists at the ancient site of Grakliani Hill in Georgia places prehistoric Georgia as one of the first civilizations to...

The Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language and the Australian National University (ANU) are teaming up to document...

Whether a language is spoken, written, or signed with the hands, it is generally agreed that language processing occurs mostly in the left side...

It is a long established characteristic of natural human language that the relationship between the sounds that make up a word and the meaning...

Schools are struggling to provide quality education to an increasing number of students who don't speak English. In the last 25 years, the amount...

Three MIT researchers have investigated the tendency for languages to place words that work together as closely as possible. This property, dubbed the “dependency length...