'Fake News' Tops Annual List Of Phrases That Should Be BannedA university in Michigan on Sunday released its annual list of words that should be banished for misuse, overuse and uselessness. The term "fake news" topped the list.
'Feminism' Named Merriam-Webster's Word Of The Year For 2017This may or may not come as a surprise, but Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017 is "feminism." It has been a big year or two or 100 for the word.
Farmers Branch Council Repeals Official Language ResolutionEnglish is no longer the "official language" of the city of Farmers Branch.
2015 List Of Words That Should Be BannedSo, a Michigan university has decided, without holding a presser, that about a dozen words and phrases are problematic and should be banned. And there are no plans to walk it back even if the announcement breaks the internet.
2016 GOP Candidates Speaking In SpanishRepublicans are bringing something unique to the 2016 presidential campaign -- an ability to speak to Americans in both of their main mother tongues, Spanish and English.
Texas Senate OKs Plan To Let Some Students Bypass Test RulesThe Texas Senate has approved allowing thousands of high school seniors to graduate this year despite failing one of the standardized exams needed to earn a diploma.
English Lessons Pay Off For MLB TeamsHundreds of Latin American baseball players around the country are speaking English with ease, thanks to greater resources devoted to teaching them American life.
LULAC Sues Texas Over English In SchoolsAdvocacy groups filed a federal lawsuit against Texas, alleging that Hispanic English language learners are having their civil rights violated by not receiving adequate instruction.
Dallas Preschool Teaching Kids To Speak EnglishSome of this year's most promising graduates haven't even started kindergarten. But they have already learned something that will have a huge impact on the rest of their lives.
Eastfield College Professor Reminds Dallas Students It Is Never Too Late To Go Back To SchoolYou can’t help getting older, but you can do something about growing more skilled, more educated or more competitive in the work marketplace.
Health Law's Spanish Sign-Up Tools Delayed Add one more delay to the list for the rollout of President Barack Obama's health care law. This time, it's a postponement of the launch of online enrollment tools in Spanish.
Whole Foods Revises Employee Language PolicyWhole Foods' previous policy says all English-speaking workers must speak English to customers and other employees while on the clock, unless the customer speaks another language.