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Summer Camps for Arabic and Chinese

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The National Foreign Language Center at the University of Maryland College Park has awarded grants averaging $100,000 each to 34 institutions to run programs this summer for teachers and as many as 1,100 high school students to study Arabic or Chinese. The effort is part of the National Security Language Initiative announced by President Bush in January 2006.

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Vol. 26, Issue 27, Page 6

Published in Print: March 14, 2007, as Summer Camps for Arabic and Chinese

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