Read to kids in Spanish; it’ll help their English is the headline of a Eureka Alert summary about a new study.

In addition to the excerpt above, it goes on to say:

Plainly stated: children who had stronger Spanish reading skills upon entering kindergarten did better across time, even than their Spanish-speaking peers who were more fluent in speaking English but less proficient in reading Spanish.

I’m adding it to The Best Resources Explaining Why We Need To Support The Home Language Of ELLs.