[Edling] US: Bipartisan Language Education Bill Introduced

Francis Hult francis.hult at englund.lu.se
Tue Aug 18 06:32:08 UTC 2015


Language Magazine



Bipartisan Language Education Bill Introduced



Reps. David Price (D-NC), Leonard Lance (R-NJ), Joe Crowley (D-NY), and Don Young (R-AK) have introduced the World Language Advancement Act (H.R. 3096), which would help state and local school districts implement innovative K-12 language programs.



“In today’s global economy, K-12 foreign language and cultural knowledge have become necessary skills for government, private-sector, and non-profit employers,” said Congressman Price. “Federal incentives will help to ensure we are providing these competencies and equipping the next generation of leaders with the skills to communicate and collaborate across borders.”



Full story:
http://languagemagazine.com/?p=124173
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