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Do You Speak My Language? You Should (The New York Times)

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

March 26, 2019

In an increasingly global world, Americans should be adding, not slashing, opportunities for their children to learn another tongue.

In January, the Modern Language Association made an astonishing announcement in The Chronicle of Higher Education: From 2013 to 2016, colleges across the United States cut 651 foreign language programs. French was the hardest hit, losing 129 programs, followed by Spanish with 118, German with 86 and Italian with 56. Once these programs close, they are very hard to reopen. Read more... >>>>>