Just 20 Percent of K-12 Students Are Learning a Foreign Language

Just 20 Percent of K-12 Students Are Learning a Foreign Language In some states, fewer than 10 percent of students are learning languages other than English, painting a grim picture of foreign language education in U.S. public schools.<img src=”http://ift.tt/2rVAyh8&#8243; height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/> http://ift.tt/2sq2ygc

‘For Eight Years Barack Obama Walked on Ice and Never Fell’ — Longreads

Obama was born into a country where laws barring his very conception—let alone his ascendancy to the presidency—had long stood in force. A black president would always be a contradiction for a government that, throughout most of its history, had oppressed black people. The attempt to resolve this contradiction through Obama—a black man with deep […]

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