Foreign language enrollments not meeting nation's needs

02/11/2004 | Christian Science Monitor, The

As of 1994, only 8% of students were studying foreign languages, and less than 10% of them were enrolled in Chinese and other languages deemed critical to national security. Despite the need for instruction in these areas, shrinking budgets and pressure to achieve in core subject areas are putting the heat on American schools to justify foreign language instruction.

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