A comeback for high-school Latin courses

11/13/2012 | Dallas Morning News (free content), The

A growing number of students at a Texas high school are enrolling in Latin courses -- a trend that some attribute to the passion of teacher Jennifer Jarnagin. While educators say Latin can help students improve their vocabulary -- and SAT scores -- enrollment still lags behind other language courses, including Spanish and German. Jarnagin says Latin is a good choice for students who are shy about speaking because of its focus on the written word.

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