Is it really that important for students in Maine to learn a second language? | Rethinking Education

In a word:   “Oui”!…

image“…Language study is a key element of a 21st century education. Students in rural areas should not be left behind in the acquisition of these skills that will enable them to participate in the global economy. Funding elementary and middle school language programs does come with a modest price tag, but we cannot put our heads in the sand and pretend our way back to another century. We need to embrace the present….”

Another wonderful post from Kathreen Harrison of the Bangor Daily News’ “Rethinking Education”!  Read on, here:

Is it really that important for students in Maine to learn a second language? | Rethinking Education.

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