A Little More Tongue


"Is it as important to learn Spanish in the United States as it is to learn English here in Argentina?"
Well, no.
But why shouldn't it be? Within the US, why isn't language given its fair share of attention and promotion, along with "core" subjects like science and math?
A Pew study projects that the American Latino population will comprise 20% of the entire US population by 2050. Although Spanish is the most commonly taught foreign language in secondary schools, and maintains a majority in college language classes, it isn't given the same level of importance as other subjects.

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Buddy Day celebrates ability to learn dual languages


The Dual Language program, which has one class at each grade level from pre-kindergarten through fifth grade, teaches fluency in both English and Spanish. Once a student enrolls in the program in pre-kindergarten or kindergarten, the student is part of the program through elementary school. Upon reaching middle school level, students who were in the dual language program enroll in a special class for advanced Spanish students. Learn Spanish

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Creating Change Through Words & Pictures


his year, Children's Book Press celebrates its 35th anniversary with various events, a fundraising campaign, and the publication of two new books. Founded in 1975, Children's Book Press is one of the nation's oldest and most highly respected nonprofit publishers of multicultural and bilingual children's books.Learn Spanish

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Learning Spanish benefits Americans


The census influences where Congressional representation and federal money go. Generally, these go to where the people are. Should an education policy "go where the people are?" Should we teach schoolchildren to speak Spanish fluently?
In my mind, one goal of such a policy would be to ensure that, come 2050, we can all communicate with each other.
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