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The foreign language dilemma: Sí or oui? (Washington Post)

Last Updated: 11 Jun 2011

This was written by parent of two and freelance writer Lurdes Abruscato, who grew up in Montgomery County and now lives in Howard County with her family.

By Lurdes Abruscato

Our household is locked in battle over a seemingly mindless decision: Should our middle schooler take Spanish or French next year when the foreign-language program kicks in for his grade level? At first glance, it should be easy enough to decide – only two choices, really (actually three if you add “don’t take a language” to the options), but not so fast, amigos. Read more...