A research study that should be shared with your school communities. Find the study report at https://www.news.iastate.edu/news/2017/11/08/language
Choi would like to see instructional support for DLLs throughout their formal education. DLLs use their home language less and less as they are exposed to English in school and risk losing their home language, Choi said. While it is important for students to be proficient in English, she says DLLs would lose the potential bilingual benefits without support for their home language.