[lg policy] Fwd: [Edling] US: NYC schools chancellor suggests buying Rosetta Stone to learn foreign languages

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at gmail.com
Tue Dec 29 16:29:02 UTC 2015


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From: Francis Hult <francis.hult at englund.lu.se>
Date: Sun, Dec 27, 2015 at 2:00 PM

[Edling] US: NYC schools chancellor suggests buying Rosetta Stone to learn
foreign languages
To: "edling at bunner.geol.lu.se" <edling at bunner.geol.lu.se>


New York Post



Fariña suggests buying Rosetta Stone to learn foreign languages



Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña offered startling advice to parents upset
at cuts to foreign language classes: If you don’t like it, buy a $200
Rosetta Stone program so kids can teach themselves.



Fariña shocked parents at a community meeting in Inwood on Dec. 15 with her
response to a complaint from the mother of a seventh-grader at Harlem’s
Mott Hall School, who griped that her son’s French class had been cut from
two days a week to only one.



Full story:
http://nypost.com/2015/12/23/farina-suggests-buying-rosetta-stone-to-learn-foreign-languages/

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