Feb 29, 2016

Virginia schools may scrap Japanese immersion programs

Some public schools in Virginia are considering scrapping foreign-language immersion programs after more than 25 years because of their costs. Fairfax County in Virginia operates programs under which regular school subjects are taught in foreign languages such as Japanese, with the aim of instilling ...

Dec 30, 2015

Japanese language may be dropped from Britain's A Levels

Japanese may be removed as a foreign language subject from Britain’s Advanced Levels, or A Levels, which are standard qualifications widely used by British universities to assess students’ entrance eligibility. In response, movements have been launched in the country to keep the Japanese A ...