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Making a wish for more bilingual education in schools

Dear friends,

A few weeks ago I received the Medal of Honor from the…

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Added by Fabrice Jaumont on December 19, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

La Chorale franco-américaine de New York chante Noël au Consulat ce vendredi 19

C’est l’heure de réviser vos classiques. « Douce nuit », « White Christmas », « La Marche des Rois »: la Chorale franco-américaine de New York …

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Added by alexis buisson on December 17, 2014 at 6:15pm — No Comments


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Bring bilingual education to children in NYC public schools!

The French Dual Language Program, an initiative of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and FACE Foundation, provides high-quality bilingual education to children in public schools across New York City.  Currently 1,300 students are served by this program but the need is far greater with 22,000…

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Added by Fabrice Jaumont on December 14, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Don't miss Rameau's Nephew by Denis Diderot (1713 – 1784)

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Free Children's Workshop at Albertine Books: In Search of Little Marcel

While everyone else is asleep, little Alix discovers a boy named Marcel sitting in her closet. He seems to come straight from the Gilded Age, and when she meets him, Marcel is looking for a good title to give the book he is holding on his knees. The following morning, Alix shares her nocturnal…

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Added by Albertine Books on December 5, 2014 at 3:27pm — No Comments

Cult Toys of the 20th Century at Albertine Books

In this interactive and playful workshop, children will draw and imagine classic and modern toys, rank them in chronological order, and identify those that have lasted through generations.

In Jouets Cultes du XXe siècle, author Dorothée Charles, along with Brigitte Durieux,…

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Added by Albertine Books on December 5, 2014 at 3:39pm — No Comments

French (and Chinese) Book Fair and Winter Festival!

Added by Science, Language, and Arts on December 4, 2014 at 10:25am — No Comments

The School For International Studies To Become New York City's First French Dual Language Program 6-12 International Baccalaureate Program

Happy to announce that it's now official!  The School for International Studies (Cobble Hill, Brooklyn) in partnership with the French Embassy and French American Cultural Exchange (FACE Foundation) will become New York City's first French Dual Language Program 6-12 International Baccalaureate program.
The school is a NYC…
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Added by Robert Hansen on November 29, 2014 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

The Little Linguist's Alphabet

My name is Úna and I am ‘Maman’ to two bilingual little girls (English-French). I have created a beautiful, clever, multilingual alphabet, which works in 6 languages, and is currently funding on Kickstarter.

The alphabet, which contains 26 objects starting with the same letter in English, French,…

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Added by Una McCarthy-Fakhry on November 25, 2014 at 5:36am — No Comments

France & the Race Issue at the 22nd Annual African Diaspora Internation Film Festival

This year's African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) will be taking place from November 28 - December 2014. This year's collection of films include films on FRANCE AND THE RACE ISSUE.

When: Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014…

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Added by Diarah N'Daw-Spech on November 14, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

7th Annual French-American Entrepreneurship Award Competition Opens

The Executive Directors of the French-American Entrepreneurship Award (FAEA) today announced a call for entries for its seventh annual business plan competition. The Award, established in 2008, recognizes young French entrepreneurs launching businesses in the United States. This year, the… Continue

Added by Fraîche PR on November 10, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments


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Become a certified teacher, Apply for the French DLP Scholarship

The Société des Professeurs de Français et Francophones d'Amérique…

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Added by Fabrice Jaumont on November 10, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments


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What 200 schools in 30 States and 116 cities have in common

200 schools in 30 states and 116 cities offer a French bilingual program in the United States. They serve approximately 40,000 children who each day are becoming more and more bilingual, bi-literate, and multicultural. The following directory lists schools that offer a K-12 day-time French dual language program,…

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Added by Fabrice Jaumont on November 5, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

First Bilingual Education Fair of New York

On Saturday October 12th, the first Bilingual Education Fair of New York at Hunter College took place. Guests were able to enjoy 70 exhibits, partake in 4 conferences that were led by 12 speakers. Numerous parents and school directors or those just curious about bilingual programs were able to get more information…

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Added by Zineb Mekouar on October 29, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Théâtre de la Ville, Paris à BAM (Oct 29-Nov 2)

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Added by Raphaele de Boisblanc on October 22, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments


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Watch the video - New York's 1st Bilingual Education Fair

Added by Fabrice Jaumont on October 21, 2014 at 9:11pm — No Comments

French Morning launches its first Guide to Bilingual Education in NYC

French Morning is proud to introduce its first-ever Guide to Bilingual Education in NYC.

Why are we so proud of it? There has never been such a comprehensive guide to French-English schools, programs, organizations in the Big Apple. We have…

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Added by alexis buisson on October 16, 2014 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

Colloque de la SPFFA 24-25 octobre 2014

La SPFFA / Société des Professeurs Français et Francophones d’Amérique annonce la tenue de son colloque biennal: «Création et Réalité d’Expression Française» à New York University, Kimmel Center/60 Washington Square South les 24 et 25 octobre 2014.

Le thème spécial en est cette année : Guerres et Conflits avec une conférence de clôture par le récipiendaire du Prix…

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Added by Anne Berthelot on October 14, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments


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Watch Festival Albertine Live Online

Watch Festival Albertine online! Six days of discussion and debate with Matthew Weiner, Marjane Satrapi, Joseph Stiglitz and others at the new Albertine Books in French and English (972 Fifth Avenue, NY) from October 14-19. All events are broadcast live from New York, NY.

Curated by author, journalist, and cultural critic…

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Added by Fabrice Jaumont on October 10, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments


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French Dual Language Programs in the U.S.

2015 Trends and Supports on French Immersion and Bilingual Education. A Report of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy to the United States.



French dual language programs in the United States take on many shapes and forms to answer the needs of the community. The two dominant trends in program creation are state-led initiatives and…

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Added by Fabrice Jaumont on October 9, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

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