Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

Languages crisis in the US highlighted in new report

“Language education is dwindling at every level in the US, from school to university, and a diminishing share of the country’s residents speak languages other than English, according to a new report from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

The State of Languages in the U.S.: A Statistical Portrait is a precursor to another forthcoming report from the academy about how the US might build language capacity to meet the needs of the increasingly global economy and otherwise ‘shrinking world’.”

Read more @ https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/languages-crisis-us-highlighted-new-report

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