Tenn. district wrestles with how to best create a bilingual program

Williamson County schools in Tennessee have been working on a plan to start teaching students a second language in kindergarten -- either Chinese, French, German or Spanish. The children would continue learning the language through high school in an effort to make students "globally competitive," Mike Looney, director of schools, said. However, district officials have struggled to select a language and teaching methods, and a previous attempt to teach foreign language in elementary schools did not work.

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