Monolingualism diminishes America’s stature on the world stage

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Most school districts across the United States tout 21st century skills along with developing students’ global competence.

  • Martha G. Abbott
  • The Hill

Yet, in the majority of those efforts, administrators and policymakers fail to emphasize an increasingly important skill for all Americans: speaking more than one language.

Opla 2bAt a time when there is an increasing demand among employers for multilingual skills and a national report commissioned by Congress, “America’s Languages:

Investing in Language Education in the…

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