Linda Perlstein discusses education and writing, with occasional detours into pop culture and food.
Monday, November 8, 2010
A la recherche du temps perdu.
Helping a reporter on a foreign language story reminded me of a piece I’d always wanted to do, which I will now suggest you do. Look at how many years of foreign language instruction students in your districts received in elementary and middle school, and whether they wound up placed in Spanish I in high school anyway. This is nothing against studying langauges—pienso que es muy importante—but I know way too many kids who were in this boat.