Parents, educators question Va. district's move to add Italian

01/31/2005 | Washington Post, The

The Arlington, Va., school system's recent decision to add Italian to its foreign language curriculum rather than Arabic or Chinese has caused some frustration among parents and educators. Although most agree that learning any foreign language is beneficial, opponents of adding Italian say major world events during the past decade necessitate a shift away from a Eurocentric approach to language instruction.

View Full Article in:

Washington Post, The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Professional Development Manager (West Coast residence preferred)
Rowland Reading Foundation
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Deputy Director for Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment
Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)
Wiesbaden
School District of Philadelphia - Director, Observation and Feedback Coaches Program
School District of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
Research Scientist
NWEA
Portland, OR
Opportunities for Former Teachers and Administrators with PLC Experience
Learning Sciences International
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide