The Dual Language Imperative

Urban schools are embattled on seemingly every side. By embracing the inherent strengths of a multilingual community and “leaning in” to bilingualism and ethnic diversity, city schools like El Paso, Austin, and Orlando are changing their value proposition within their communities as 21st-century skills and global-ready workforce incubators. The panel will share their strategies for scaling and supporting dual language schools.

[Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.]

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Juan Cabrera

El Paso ISD

Paul Cruz

Austin ISD

Barbara Jenkins

Orange County Public Schools

Liz Willen

The Hechinger Report