North Carolina cuts elementary foreign-language classes

02/23/2004 | News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), The

In North Carolina elementary schools, the number of students enrolled in weekly foreign-language classes has declined from nearly 50% in 1994 to less than 20% today. Educators say many schools have cut back on instruction in the arts and languages to concentrate on boosting students' basic math and reading skills.

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