December 9, 2012

In Missouri, Students Are Studying Foreign Language Longer


Students are studying foreign language longer
by Sarah Baraba
December 5, 2012

Even though Missouri, and many high schools, don't require it for high school graduation, the number of public school students taking foreign language classes has more than doubled the past two decades.

The growth was not a sudden spike but rather a steady climb, St. Charles County educators said. Today, more students than ever are electing to take foreign language, as well as world history, to better their chances at earning early college credit and beefing up high school resumes.

Schools have broadened their catalogs of humanities courses like foreign language and world history to mirror an increasingly international college and career environment.

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