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Foreign-Language Learning

By Mary C. Breaden — January 08, 2008 1 min read
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Ohio students should begin studying foreign languages as early as kindergarten and receive uninterrupted, continual instruction in a foreign language, suggests a report by the Ohio Foreign Language Advisory Council, which reports to the state department of education.

The report also recommends basing graduation requirements on language proficiency and strengthening requirements for foreign-language teaching. The council met between March and December of last year to formulate a plan to improve language programs in K-12 education.

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A version of this article appeared in the January 09, 2008 edition of Education Week

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