Bilingualism Research

Academics & Bilinguals: Cognitive Benefits

Dual Language Learners: Primed and Ready to Learn

Language Proficiency: Envisioning the Win in the High School Spanish Classroom

Teacher.Org: The Benefits Of Learning a New Language and Being Bilingual

The Dana Foundation: The Cognitive Benefits of Being Bilingual

How Stuff Works: Do college admissions officers value students who speak more than one language?

Second Language Brain Research: How a Second Language Can Boost the Brain.

Daily Mail: Bilingual Students Advance Faster in Middle School

Language Magazine: Bilingual Children Adapt to Others’ Needs Better

wtop: Multilingual Learners Doing Better in US Schools than Previously Thought.


Economy, Bilingualism & the WorkforcE

New American Economy: Not Lost in Translation, The Growing Importance of Foreign Language Skills in the U.S. Job Market

Dr. Patrícia Gandára, UCLA Research Professor: The Value of Bilingualism and the Seal of Biliteracy in the California Labor Market

Dr. Patrícia Gandára and Sylvia Acevedo: Realizing the Economic Advantages of a Multilingual Workforce

Helios Education Foundation: Bilingualism is Instrumental to Workforce Success

Knowable Magazine: How a Second Language Can Boost the Brain

NIU Dialogues on Global Competitiveness (4/5 employers prefer to hire bilinguals): Bilingual College Grads are in Demand, says NIU Survey

NBC News: Want the Job? Be Able to Say So in More than One Language

Pew Research Center: Most European students are learning a foreign language in school while Americans lag

New York Times: The Superior Social Skills of Bilinguals

Quartz: People who speak multiple languages make the best employees for one big reason

World Economic Forum: The advantages of speaking two languages European Day of Languages: The Benefits of A Multilingual Workplace

University of Chicago News: Thinking in a foreign language helps economic decision-making

Huffington Post: Bilingualism a Key to Addressing Changing Workforce

Northern Illinois University Newsroom: Bilingual college grads are in demand, says NIU survey

Think Bilingual Austin: Human Capital Investment

Language Magazine: The Bilingual Advantage in the Global Workplace

Language Magazine: A Second Language for Every Student