Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

American Academy Of Arts & Sciences To Conduct First National Study On Foreign Language Learning in More Than 30 years

“The American Academy of Arts and Sciences today announced the formation of the Commission on Language Learning, a national effort to examine the current state of U.S. language education, to project what the nation’s education needs will be in the future, and to offer recommendations for ways to meet those needs.

The Commission will work with scholarly and professional organizations around the country to gather available research about the benefits of language instruction at every educational level, from pre-school through lifelong learning, and will help to initiate a nationwide conversation about languages and international education.”

Read more @ http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/american-academy-of-arts–sciences-to-conduct-first-national-study-on-foreign-language-learning-in-more-than-30-years-300120921.html

Languages do matter!

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