The New York Times has another story on this noticeable trend. One major indicator: Chinese has recently surpassed German for the #3 spot in the most tested AP language in American high schools. One major reason: the Chinese government is paying to send teachers abroad, alleviating strained foreign language budgets. One major benefit: more American students are being exposed to a foreign language at a younger age.
A.C.E.’s World Language Programs have long been providing Chinese language instruction in elementary schools around Puget Sound. To learn more or enroll your child, visit our website.