China-sponsored language programs a trend
| Jan 26, 2011
Teaching Mandarin is a growing trend across schools in the United States, where the number of students enrolling in Chinese language and cultural programs has tripled in recent years.
The program, dubbed the Confucius Classroom program, has China sending teachers and money to U.S. schools to teach their language and culture. To learn more about the program and reactions to it, read the full article by Chris Welch in the Perry’s Principles section of CNN.com.