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William and Mary Digest: Oct. 11

William and Mary Digest: Oct. 11

College to offer master’s degree in English as a second language

The College of William and Mary’s School of Education will offer a master’s degree in bilingual education, meant to help serve teachers interested in becoming versatile enough to help English learners in the classroom.

“Up until this past year, the school of education has worked in conjunction with the Department of Modern Languages and Literature to offer classes so that we can provide the ESL (English as a second language) dual endorsement,” said Katherine Barko-Alva, assistant professor of ESL/bilingual education and director of the ESL/dual endorsement program.

She added that more institutions of higher...