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Language skills, not just reading and math, are essential for American education

The Washington Examiner – Eric Dunne

Education policy often focuses on reading and math; for American students to compete with their peers abroad, however, second language skills are essential. Although English is currently the lingua franca of trade, education, and diplomacy, in the globalized world of the 21st century, Americans with limited language skills are at a disadvantage and American education isn’t doing enough to fix that. (more)

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