The purpose of this article is two-fold. First, we seek to make a case for the promise of dual language programs to enhance Catholic schooling and enrich educational opportunities for Latinx students. Second, we offer insights into the current landscape of Catholic schools with dual language programs, drawing upon data from a national survey conducted by University of Notre Dame researchers in 2020. Through our presentation of the findings, we consider characteristics of current program models and identify areas of success, challenges, and opportunities for future growth. We conclude with a discussion of the possibilities for strengthening and sustaining dual language education in Catholic schools.
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Hamman-Ortiz, L., Lichon, K., Roach, C., & Harty, P. S. (2022). Strengthening and Sustaining Dual Language Education in Catholic Schools. Journal of Catholic Education. https://doi.org/10.15365/joce.2502082022