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Overview of Biliteracy Instructional Programs

Biliteracy programs support the maintenance and/or development of language for English language learners. Other biliteracy programs (two-way bilingual immersion (TWBI) and dual language) integrate language minority students (English learners) and language majority students (English speakers) to develop bilingualism and biliteracy in English and another language.

Two-Way Bilingual Immersion Resources
Suggested sources to learn more about TWBI program, including Web sites to find information on how to start a program.

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Definitions of Language Instruction Programs

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Last Reviewed: Wednesday, September 23, 2015

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