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  Glenn R. Davis, R-Virginia Beach of the Virginia House of Delegates has introduced a bill that could essentially eliminate foreign language classes in favor...
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Local Government Denmark (Kommunernes Landsforening-KL) has called for mandatory language testing of all three-year-olds entering their first year of schooling in order to combat...
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Universities across the U.S. are banding together to send a clear message of acceptance towards international students after the recent U.S. presidential election. The...
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“Tandem” is a relatively new language-learning app where language learners can chat with each other in order to improve their language skills. Users can...
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A new study has found that languages learned very early in life are subconsciously retained even when there is no conscious memory of the...
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Education Northwest along with the Institute of Education Sciences and Regional Educational Laboratory at Education Northwest analyzed the patterns of advanced coursework among Spanish-speaking...
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The University of Toronto is continuing its courses on Ge’ez thanks in part to a $50,000 donation from the Grammy award-winning musician The Weeknd....
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Professor Andrew Cowell and doctoral student Irina Wagner of University of Colorado, Boulder have launched a new website in hopes of keeping the Arapaho...
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The Obama administration is hurrying to approve a proposal that could mean up to $2 billion in additional funding annually for the nation's poorest children....
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The U.S. Department of Education has withdrawn recognition of the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) as a nationally-recognized accreditation agency. This...