The effects of 9/11 on language study

Ten years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, educators still grapple with how the event should be incorporated into school curriculum, including what role foreign languages should play. Less than half of all states incorporate the attacks in their high-school social studies standards, an upcoming study finds. An American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages survey found the number of Arabic language courses has surged, but they still are uncommon compared with Spanish and Chinese.

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