A California district's biliteracy program is gaining in popularity and may be expanded to other schools in the state. The Sweetwater Union High School District is among 33 in the state that offers a biliteracy diploma, which requires students to meet benchmarks in at least two languages. "We are responding to the needs of our community," district official Oscar Medina said. "More people are becoming aware that society is becoming increasingly interdependent. At least bilingualism, if not multilingualism is a skill for the job market."
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