[Edling] US: American Academy to Launch National Study on Foreign Language Learning

Francis Hult francis.hult at englund.lu.se
Tue Aug 18 06:30:35 UTC 2015


Education Week



American Academy to Launch National Study on Foreign Language Learning



The American Academy of Arts and Sciences has formed a national commission to examine the current state of language education and conduct the first national study on foreign language learning in more than 30 years.



The commission will work with scholarly and professional organizations to review research about the benefits of foreign language instruction with the goal of starting a "nationwide conversation" about the need for investment in foreign languages and international education.



Full story:
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/learning-the-language/2015/08/Academy_launching_national_study_foreign_languages.html
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