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LMU Receives Major Federal Grant to Support English Learners in Los Angeles Unified School District

Loyola Marymount University’s School of Education has secured a $2.7 million federal grant in collaboration with Los Angeles Unified School District and the Sobrato Family Foundation to provide a comprehensive early literacy program and increase the pipeline of highly qualified bilingual teachers. The 5-year partnership will support professional development for up to 84 in-service teachers […]

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SOE Faculty Are Featured in Special Report on Bilingual Learning

Magaly Lavadenz, professor and director of the LMU Center for Equity for English Learners, was interviewed for a KPCC special report on bilingual learning. Lavadenz, who teaches and conducts research on English Learners and Dual Language Learners, is quoted on a child’s brain development, “The brain is like a muscle. Like any muscle, the more […]

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