Advocates and researchers have warned that dual-language programs are increasingly becoming a tool of enrichment rather than a mode of serving the needs of English learners.
For a politician who wants to trigger nativist revulsion, a metaphor can be as effective as an explicit insult.
More than 37 languages are spoken in one small Oklahoma town, creating a major information issue when extreme weather is imminent.
The DOE's new programs will also support improvement in English proficiency.
New research suggests it creates a cognitive reserve the brain can utilize when other regions start to decay.
Historically, written language has been created to represent spoken language. For the first time, that dynamic is working in the opposite direction.
New research finds a period, or the lack of one, changes the way a text reply is interpreted.
A new nation-by-nation comparison suggests language is a driver of inequality.
A new study links dislike of the institution with a decrease in expressions of concern for helping others.
Evidence shows that we perceive deeper voices as more authoritative and trustworthy. How will this impact the coming election—especially if there's a woman on the top of the ticket?
We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.