iEARN Featured in ASCD Education Update

8 2009 Ascd Education Update
"As we in the United States work to revise No Child Left Behind (NCLB), we should remember to have our new educational framework reflect one of the Obama administration's key education goals: "to ensure that American children again lead the world in achievement, creativity and success." As it stands, NCLB does not encourage American youth to learn about or interact with the world they are supposed to lead. Unlike in most classrooms worldwide, the teaching of world languages, cross-cultural studies, and global current events in the typical American classroom is a low priority. This lack of interest has consequences for our country's future security and prosperity."

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