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9 Myths About Being Bilingual

“Learning two languages confuses a child and lowers his intelligence.” Old, poorly designed studies done primarily in the United States...

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More Scholarships to Study Abroad

The U.S. Department of State announces scholarships for American high school students to study abroad: The National Security Language Initiative...

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Scholarships for High School Students! Deadline Approaching Fast!!!

Do you know a high school student or recent graduate that has a passion for learning languages and wants to...

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Scholarships to Travel Abroad

What U.S. Government Programs Exist to Help Me Study in China? Information about these and other U.S. Government-sponsored study abroad...

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Some Ga. Schools Make Mandarin Mandatory

Public schools in Macon, Ga., and surrounding Bibb County have a lot of problems. Most of the 25,000 students are...

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African Harvest Celebrations

I want to thank everyone that participated in our first event if the year. We had a great turn out...

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Disney Finds a Cure for the Common Stereotype With ‘Doc McStuffins’

  For decades many African-Americans have voiced conflicted feelings about Disney. Many fault this entertainment colossus for being slow to...

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Lia Neal is the 2nd African American to Make the US Olympic Team (and she’s bilingual)

Lia Neal is the second African American female swimmer to compete in the Olympics. Her story is incredible because it...

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100K Strong Continues to Send Students to China

Sabrina Simpson became interested in the Chinese culture in elementary school when her teacher led the class in a celebration...

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American Students Studying Abroad

Black Enterprise reports that African-American students make up only 4.2% of students studying abroad. Read more… Compiled by: Online Colleges...

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Social Documentaries at YBCA

Documentaries by Ai Weiwei Sun, July 8, 15, 22 & 29 Screening room Admission per screening: $10 Regular / $8 YBCA...

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PAASSC partners with Mama Earth Magazine

I am excited to announce a recent partnership with the Founder of Mama Earth and BEAMS Village Academy, Ajuana Black....

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