Tips for Raising Bi-Lingual Kids

NEW YORK – The Greek-American community is renowned in the United States both for preserving the Greek language and culture, and for ensuring that its children receive the best possible education to ensure they realized the American dream and contributed to the well-being of their adopted country.

It took a number of decades for their fellow American’s to fully appreciate that the country was enriched by the fact that the children of the newcomers continued to speak their homeland’s language, but now study after study confirms the advantages to the children and society as a whole alike.

Ana Flores, writing for babble.com, contributes to the ongoing discussion about best practices and approaches with her article “7 Do’s and Don’ts of Raising a Bilingual Child.”

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ATHENS - A regulation in an omnibus bill will allow repatriated Greeks from Albania and the former Soviet Union to receive full national pensions, Labor and Social Protection Minister Kostis Hatzidakis said during a discussion in Greek Parliament on Tuesday.

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FALMOUTH, MA – The police in Falmouth have identified the victim in an accident involving a car plunging into the ocean on February 20, NBC10 Boston reported.

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NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.

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PHILADELPHIA – The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley announced that the Evzones, the Presidential Guard of Greece will be participating in the Philadelphia Greek Independence Day Parade on March 20.


PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ Address to the Joint Session of the U.S. Congress

WASHINGOTN - The full text of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ speech to the Joint Session of the US Congress is as follows: Madam Speaker, Madam Vice President, Honorable Members of the United States Congress, Ladies and Gentlemen, There is no greater honor for the elected leader of the people who created democracy than to address the elected representatives of the people who founded their country on the Greek model and have promoted and defended democratic values ever since.

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