Planning Language Access for US School Districts

United States public schools reflect the cultural and linguistic diversity of our country. In Fall of 2015, the percentage of public school students in the United States who were ELLs was 9.5% (4.8 million students). The number of refugee children, as a percentage of all refugees resettling to the U.S., has also increased over the 10 years, and 

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Language Services for Distance Learning Education

Language services for distance learning are an immediate need for many education systems across the country as social distancing moves education to online platforms. As of 2016, almost 1 in 4 children in the U.S. (more the 12 million) speak a language other than English at home. The rise of English Language Learning (ELL), ESL and bilingual students in 

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(Webinar) Tools for Community Outreach: Language Services Amid COVID-19

*As seen on PRUnderground As a global provider of interpretation and translation services since 1991, Telelanguage is committed to providing organizations serving multicultural populations with tools and resources for utilizing language services for community outreach and effective communication amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.   It has been determined that the key to leveling the curve of COVID-19 

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Emerging Language Trends in Major American Markets

Diversity is at the heart of America. As populations continue to shift, and we become more diverse, the need for effective language services increases in all industries across the United States and qualified interpreters and translators are high-value members in serving the needs of linguistically diverse populations. The growing need for language services and new 

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How 7 Major Industries Benefit from Translation Language Services [Infographic]

Why are translation language services crucial to organizations? Success in a global world means that organizations must have the ability to communicate effectively with non-English speakers in their native language. In order to effectively communicate in writing with multicultural consumers, you may require language translation services to provide your customers with vital written information in the languages they 

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Education Translation for Educational Institutions: K-12 and Higher Education

Education translation converts written language from a source language to a target language to aid educational institutions in providing students and families with meaningful written communication to further academic progress. Primary and secondary educational institutions, as well as higher education institutions who serve ELL, LEP, refugee, and international students will need to communicate with students 

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The Importance of Education Translation Services in U.S. Schools

How do language support and education translation services impact the quality of education? Every child deserves equal access to education, including children with limited proficiency in English.  Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ensures that students who are learning English have equal opportunity to progress academically. In 2015, more than 4.8 million 

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Video Interpreting and Tele-Health: How it Works (SlideShare)

Telehealth has the potential to change how we interact with healthcare providers. Advances in healthcare technology provide timely and affordable access to care. Hospitals’ adoption of telemedicine technology has increased by roughly 3.5% per year from 54.5% in 2014 to 61.3% in 2016. An estimated 51-53% of U.S. hospitals are expected to have installed telemedicine 

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International Students and Higher Education in the U.S. [Infographic]

The United States remains the most popular choice for international students today. In the 2016-17 School Year, the United States hosted 1.1. million of the 4.6 million international students enrolled in higher education institutions, and the total number of international students in the U.S. more than doubled from 2001-2017. Earlier this month, we looked at 

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Foreign Language Interpretation in Education [Whitepaper]

The United States is culturally and linguistically diverse, and our education systems reflect this. In fact, in Fall of 2015, 4.8 million students in U.S. public schools were English Language Learners (ELL). As a language service provider for education systems, Telelanguage helps educators break down language barriers and connects people from different walks of life every day 

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