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Multicultural Classroom: Educators Encourage Foreign Language Courses in Changing Times

Few would argue the country is becoming more multilingual. Not coincidentally, so are Lubbock public schools.

Texas graduation requirements include two years of a foreign language. Taking more than that as electives, though, is never a bad idea, say administrators.

“The younger they start the language, the more proficient they become,” said Laura Cook, a world language instructional coach for Lubbock Independent School District.