International students are increasingly flocking overseas. They come to North American schools and universities to perfect their language skills and earn prestigious degrees. Many schools, colleges, and other higher education institutions are capitalizing on this niche market. Those schools are reaping the rewards of increasing their enrollment figures. Consider these thoughts on how your school can successfully do the same.
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Approximately 5 million students in US schools have limited English language skills that affect their ability to successfully participate in education programs. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 requires that there by no discrimination on the basis of race, color or national origin in the operation of any federally assisted programs.
Under this law, it is the responsibility of the schools to ensure that all students have equal access to a quality education that enables them to progress academically while learning English.
The Office for Civil Rights and the Department of Education released a memo in 1970 clarifying a broad outline of the services to be provided. The memo stated:
As the population of the United States continues to grow and diversify, the need to communicate to in multiple languages becomes more and more of a necessity. There are approximately 5 million students in US schools with limited English language skills that affect their education. Besides being a federal requirement, there are many benefits and options when it comes to interpreter services for students.
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Welcome to our “Basic Breakdown” series where we share all our insider knowledge on the types of language services and solutions possible for a variety of industries. Our goal is to help alleviate confusion between the many options offered by LSC’s to help arm you with the knowledge YOU need to make the best decisions for your organization.
You may be wondering:
We're here to answer with a resounding YES.
We’ve heard it time and time again. It’s the most classic business dilemma:
We need to lower costs!
Yet, as management pressures you to cut costs, it seems that volume continues to increase. And of course, you can never sacrifice quality.
Like we said: Dilemma. Right?
If you’re an attorney or a paralegal in Massachusetts and have never or rarely used a certified court interpreter, you may appreciate some guidance on the role of certified court interpreters and how to best work with court interpreters.
If you're reading this, you must be preparing to implement a language access policy at your hospital or health system.