[lg policy] [Edling] US: Language under fire

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Mon Apr 11 13:57:58 UTC 2011

Forwarded From: edling at lists.sis.utsa.edu

The Cavalier Daily

Language under fire

Schools across the nation have been cutting traditional foreign
language programs, while enrollment of students studying those
languages has been climbing, according to two recent studies on the
subject. Arabic, Chinese, Korean and American Sign Language have
displayed a significantly increasing presence in higher education
curricula, according to a report by the Modern Language Association.

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