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Are you a media professional looking for a story idea? Would you like to gain insight into the latest multilingual learner research and trends? The WIDA Newsroom is here to connect you with our elite team of education experts and help you uncover new content for your next article or post.

Contact Katie Stenz at kstenz@wisc.edu or 608-263-4444.

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WIDA News: August 2018 Extra

New WIDA Website! We are excited to announce today's launch of a redesigned WIDA website. Please note the new website address: wida.wisc.edu. There's no rush to change your favorite WIDA bookmarks since web redirects will be in place for one year. The new WIDA website is available to the public with no user name or password required! All password-protected materials have moved to the Secure Portal as described below.

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August 2018 Featured Educator: James Robinette

Recently, Principal James Robinette sat down with Scott Gomer, WIDA Marketing Communications Director, to discuss his experiences as an ESL educator.

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WIDA News: August 2018

The August 2018 edition of WIDA News is now available and includes information about the new WIDA website, our August Featured Educator, WIDA Screener resources, WIDA Client Services Center question of the month, and registration for Fall WIDA workshops.

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WIDA News: July 2018

The July 2018 edition of WIDA News is now available and includes information about WIDA Screener Score Reports, WIDA Annual Conference discounts, registration for August workshops and a job opening at WIDA.

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July 2018 Featured Educator: Shannon Rodriguez

Shannon Rodriguez uses the combined experiences she has had personally and professionally to support multilingual learners in Virginia.

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WIDA News: June 2018

The June 2018 edition of WIDA News is now available and includes news about the 2018 Annual Conference session schedule, summer academy registration, and our Featured Educator.

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June 2018 Featured Educator: Saasha Lambson

Saasha Lambson wears several hats, as she is both a fourth-grade dual-language teacher and serves as the bilingual coordinator.

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WIDA News: May 2018

The May 2018 edition of WIDA News is now available and includes news about the 2018 Annual Conference, MODEL, and our Featured Educator.

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May 2018 Featured Educator: Ying Ong

Ying Ong taps into her own experience as a multilingual learner to support her students and collaborate with her colleagues in Aurora, Colorado. She enjoys continually challenging her own learning and that of her students.

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WIDA News: April 2018

The April edition of WIDA News is now available and includes information about the 2018 Annual Conference, Score Interpretation Resources and WIDA Screener.

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