July 7, 2012

Rhode Island Crafts Road Map to Learning Languages

From http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2012/06/rhode_island_crafts_roadmap_to.html

Rhode Island leaders in education, business, and politics this month unveiled a blueprint to ensure that students learn a foreign language and build their understanding of other cultures.

The Rhode Island Road Map to Language Excellence, developed with some federal financial assistance, recommends a route to language and cultural proficiency that starts in prekindergarten and continues through college, the release notes. Leaders in the state say that language and cultural skills are needed to maintain a competitive state workforce that can function effectively both locally and globally.

Read the full article at http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2012/06/rhode_island_crafts_roadmap_to.html

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