Florida to mandate bilingualism
Posted Wed, Nov 11, 2005 at 5:15 pm
From Bill Mandates Youngsters Learn Spanish: From The Tampa Tribune:
All Florida students in kindergarten through second grade would get mandatory Spanish lessons starting in 2007 under a new bill filed by state Sen. Les Miller, D-Tampa.The article does not provide a quote from anyone expressing doubts about the concept. Let's put the Tampa Tribune on the list of papers with little credibility.
"More and more of our young people need to learn a second language," said Miller, the Senate minority leader. "We just thought that this was a good start for these young people."
Some people like the idea but wonder about its practicality...