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Elementary School Kids Forced to Learn Arabic

By GOPUSA Staff

It's hard enough to get children to read, write, and speak English correctly, so what is one elementary school in New York doing? Teaching Arabic. The curriculum will spend as much time teaching the children Arabic as it spends on science and music courses. Forget French and Spanish. This school sees Arabic as the language of the future.

An upper Manhattan public elementary school will be the first in the city to require that students study Arabic, officials said yesterday.
Beginning next semester, all 200 second- through fifth-graders at PS 368 in Hamilton Heights will be taught the language twice a week for 45 minutes -- putting it on equal footing with science and music courses.

One reason Principal Nicky Kram Rosen selected Arabic -- as opposed to more common offerings, such as Spanish or French -- is because it will help the school obtain a prestigious International Baccalaureate standing.

"She proposed this to the parent association. They were very supportive," said Angela Jackson, CEO of the Global Language Project, which is backing the initiative.

"Arabic has been identified as a critical-need language," she said, citing students' future "career trajectories."

Read the full story at the New York Post

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  1. abarbuscaComment by abarbusca
    May 25, 2012 @ 8:03 am

    While I understand the concern. The school is a school of choice. No one goes to that school unless their parents choose to send them their. Arabic is a language like Spanish or French. Our own State Department sees the language as an important language for future use along with Farsi and Chinese. I don’t think it is a wise choice of the administrator to only offer Arabic but that is an educational issue that speaks to the quality of their. Let us be rational in our dissection of this story.

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    • onewildmanComment by onewildman
      May 25, 2012 @ 8:31 am

      Their should be no teaching of a forging language taught in elementary or Jr. high until we can teach them English, math and science. Our youth are falling further behind third world nations every day. The do not need more subjects. They need teacher who teach. Not a new language!

      How do you expect our youth to catch up in math and science? Remember the old saying “The straw that broke the camels back”. That is just what they are doing to our education system. More is a bad thing when you are already behind. I personally think the liberals want our youth under educated. It much easier to lie to those who had a poor education.

      We need to get back to the basics. Once you master that. Then and only then can you take the next step.
      IMPEACH OBAMA NOW! ! ! ! ! !

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    • abarbuscaComment by abarbusca
      May 25, 2012 @ 10:00 am

      I am not commenting on the sad state of American education. I was just responding to the article. As a teacher and administrator I know full well the state of the American educational system.

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    • onewildmanComment by onewildman
      May 25, 2012 @ 10:24 am

      abarbusca “I am not commenting on the sad state of American education. I was just responding to the article. As a teacher and administrator I know full well the state of the American educational system.”

      Suggesting that they should offer other languages is just as ludicrous as teaching elementary students Arabic.

      In Jr. high I took Spanish. In High school I took German. In collage I took French. The only one of those I have ever used is Spanish. Simply because i live in CA. That being said. i do not speak the Spanish that was taught in school, because none of the Hispanics or Mexican’s speak what we were taught. That includes the dozen + Mexican relatives I have.

      I have a very limited ability to speak German or French. I have had no reason to use either since 1982. That was when I was in Europe. Most people never use that second language after they leave school. It’s big waste of time to learn a language that you will not use after you leave school.

      I’m not saying you should not learn a second language. I’m saying you should wait until at least high school. By then many have decided the path after high school. You should also be proficient in English before you take on a new language with new rules learn.

      IMPEACH OBAMA NOW! ! ! ! !

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    • jimbo999Comment by jimbo999
      May 25, 2012 @ 10:46 am

      The only reason to learn Arabic is to be able to act as a translater when the police, FBI, MIlitary Intelligence or CIA is interviewing a captured terrorist.
      I personally can’t think of another reason to want to speak Arabic.
      When you are sitting across the table from a Muslim, trying to get along, trying to understand how he feels, or trying to coexist, he is thinking up a new way to kill you…and your family.

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    • genesalComment by genesal
      May 25, 2012 @ 10:52 am

      It is taught to Muslims not to care that you speak Arabic, they are taught to only care that you are an infidel dog and not their equal.

      I know of what I speak – my first wife was 1/2 Palestinian and 1/2 Lebanese!

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    • mcoryComment by mcory
      May 25, 2012 @ 6:21 pm

      Never let a liberal be in charge of anything. A more useful language would have to be Chinese, but Arabic! I can see Japanese, French, German and Spanish. Arabs produce nothing other than terrorists and oil. If we opened up our natural resources, we wouldn’t even have to deal with another arab in a hundred years.

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    • genesalComment by genesal
      May 26, 2012 @ 3:06 pm

      There’s an ulterior motive. They need Infidels to speak their language:

      Islam entered Europe twice and left it… Perhaps the next conquest, Allah willing, will be by means of preaching and ideology. The conquest need not necessarily be by the sword… Perhaps we will conquer these lands without armies. We want an army of preachers and teachers who will present Islam in all languages and in all dialects.

      Insidious? Insidious indeed!

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    • merfComment by merf
      May 28, 2012 @ 9:57 pm

      Man! Makes me want to unsubscribe to this site! You people are just responding the way the libs charitarize us! (I know, because my sister is one big-time).

      It’s stupid to say that you should only learn another language in later grades. The human mind is must more adept at learning another language (including reading music) at EARLIER ages. My first grader can spout off more in Spanish than his fifth grade sister. They do twice the lessons for the earlier grades than the later. WHy?? Because learning another language helps ANY one learn every thing else faster. The synapsis in the brain, or something. The synapsis’s form in early life. The Spanish and the Violin has helped my little girl IMMENSELY….not to brag but she is Rocking in Math!

      Get over your ridiculous hatred…makes us all look bad. If it’s a charter school, the parents have a voice. Get over it. One of these kids might save your life some day with their knowledge of Arabic.

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    • genesalComment by genesal
      May 28, 2012 @ 11:18 pm

      Save our lives by speaking Arabic, fantasy land. That will be a cold day in hell.

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    • onewildmanComment by onewildman
      May 29, 2012 @ 10:18 am

      merf Teaching a language to kids that haven’t even learned the basics of English and who are falling behind in Math and the Sciences. On top of that a second language is a waste of classroom time. More than 80% of Americans will never use a second languages taught in American schools. Of the languages taught Spanish would be the most useful and Arabic would be the least useful. If you want to make money learn Chinese “Cantonese”

      One more thing pretending to be a conservative just wont wash here. You are wrong on this ” Because learning another language helps ANY one learn every thing else faster.” They tried in California. It didn’t work. It had the opposite effect. That is why it is being abandon.

      IMPEACH OBAMA NOW! ! ! ! ! ! !

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  2. genesalComment by genesal
    May 25, 2012 @ 8:58 am

    Some school. Due to budgetary constraints the school had to forgo an art instructor, but the parent association tries to sponsor art programming…
    But they are able to teach Arabic?

    Approximately one-third of the Hamilton Heights students are English language learners. Two classroom teachers are certified to teach English as a Second Language;
    And yet they need to teach them Arabic? Maybe teach them English, yes?

    Something smells very bad here!

    Here’s something else to think about!

    Book Explains Clearly Why U.S. Shouldn’t Kowtow To Islam

    http://townhall.com/columnists/dianawest/2012/05/24/book_explains_clearly_why_us_shouldnt_kowtow_to_islam/page/2

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    • lizzietookanaxeComment by lizzietookanaxe
      May 25, 2012 @ 10:42 am

      Thanks for the link. Here’s the first paragraph from the article. Very interesting wouldn’t you agree?

      John Quincy Adams wrote that Muhammad “poisoned the sources of human felicity at the fountain, by degrading the condition of the female sex, and the allowance of polygamy; and he declared undistinguishing and exterminating war as part of his religion, against all the rest of mankind. THE ESSENCE OF HIS DOCTRINE WAS VIOLENCE AND LUST; TO EXALT THE BRUTAL OVER THE SPIRITUAL PART OF HUMAN NATURE.”

      The capital letters are Adams’, by the way, and the source Wilders draws from is “The American Annual Register of 1827-28-29,” where Adams published unsigned essays in 1830 (listed in Lynn H. Parsons’ annotated bibliography of Adams’ works) in between his tenure as president and his return to Congress.

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    • jimbo999Comment by jimbo999
      May 25, 2012 @ 10:55 am

      How true Lizzie.
      As an aside, Muslims point to the fact that Thomas Jefferson had his aids bring him a Koran to read. They say he was interested in Islam.
      However, he was interested in how his enemy thought and was trying to understand what treachery they would come up with next. The Muslims were the pirates who were attacking shipping in the Mediterranean. The Marine anthum sings about the “Shores of Tripoli”, Libya, which is North Africa.

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    • BrokerbobComment by Brokerbob
      May 25, 2012 @ 1:44 pm

      Mohammed himself was poisoned. Having 40 wives was not enough. He Raped a Jewish Slave Girl and She Poisoned Him. It took a week for him to die.

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    • genesalComment by genesal
      May 25, 2012 @ 4:25 pm

      This is number 10 on the list!

      10. Reading, writing, arithmetic and research through the American educational system, mosques and student centers (now 1,500) should be sprinkled with dislike of Jews, evangelical Christians and democracy. There are currently 300 exclusively Muslim schools in the U.S. which teach loyalty to the Quran, not the U.S. Constitution. In January of 2002, Saudi Arabia’s Embassy in Washington mailed 4,500 packets of the Quran and videos promoting Islam to America’s high schools – free of charge. Saudi Arabia would not allow the U.S. to reciprocate.

      That was number 10 of 20 of Islams 20 year plan which is targeting 2020 for full implementation.

      Islam’s 20-year plan for U.S.

      http://www.wnd.com/2003/08/20098/

      It’s a nasty list and it’s running through all facets of the American way of life. I read it often to mark their progress.

      God Bless America!

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  3. John PrewettComment by John Prewett
    May 25, 2012 @ 9:19 am

    Wonderful.
    So more people can see how vile Islamic stuff is in Arabic.

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  4. Tony EsolenComment by Tony Esolen
    May 25, 2012 @ 10:29 am

    Simply stupid. I know from long and bitter experience that English is no longer taught in any systematic way. Now, if they had to teach a foreign language, they might start by considering which language has most to do with the history and the literature they will be studying; or which language will allow them to understand their own language better; or which language will prepare them to study an additional foreign language. These considerations might lead them to consider studying Latin, any of the Romance languages, German, Greek, or even a Slavic tongue — but Arabic?

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    • TRUTHTELLERComment by TRUTHTELLER
      May 28, 2012 @ 3:18 pm

      You are right on, Tony.

      Teaching Arabic in public schools is not only stupid, but a waste of taxpayers money and teaching man-hours. It also plays into the twenty year plan, Islam has for the takeover of the West.

      You are also correct when you urge the schools to teach Latin.
      In the 1950s, I attended Hollywood High School in Los Angeles. In those days, Hollywood High was an outstanding school. To make good grades you really had to work hard, from beginning to end of each semester.

      Holywood high was the only public school in the entire city to teach Latin. I took three years of latin and have never regretted it.

      All the Romance languages, Spanish, Italian, French, Portuguise, some Balkin languages and fifty percent of the English language is from Latin extraction. Knowing Latin gives you a huge heads up in building your vocabulary and understanding, where the words someone speaks to you come from, thereby giving you a greater understanding of their meaning.

      Latin was discontinued in the public schools, years ago. Now they want to teach Arabic??? Shameful.

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  5. BrokerbobComment by Brokerbob
    May 25, 2012 @ 10:40 am

    There are 2 good reasons to learn Arabic and Farsi.

    1:Spies must know how to speak the language of our Enemy’s The CIA is shorthanded & jobs are available

    2: When Islam Takes Over the USA we will need to speak the official language of our ruler,the Caliph and to fully understand the Law of the Land, Sharia.
    The Penalty for NOT knowing is Beheading

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    • onewildmanComment by onewildman
      May 25, 2012 @ 11:44 am

      brokerbob in case you didn’t know the Military and the CIA have specialized schools to teach foreign language’s. They recruit you in basic training. they have a specialized test to see if you have the ability to learn a second language.

      Sure they look for people who already speak a second language. The thing is they are capable of teaching any language along with customs and proper dialects. The schools do not teach dialects. The same problem with teaching Spanish. They do not teach the same Spanish as the people speek in Mexico.

      The other thing is if you do not use it you loose it.

      IMPEACH OBAMA NOW! ! ! ! !

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  6. suzy2Comment by suzy2
    May 25, 2012 @ 10:41 am

    BULL ****..ARABIC IS THE LANGUAGE OF OUR ENEMIES

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  7. copakemanComment by copakeman
    May 25, 2012 @ 11:43 am

    “Arabic has been identified as a critical-need language,” she said, citing students’ future “career trajectories.”

    this is the comment of a very highly paid member of the NYC Dept of Education. did she graduate from harvard too ?

    this willl condition the students “career trajectories” into slavery.

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    • appraisherComment by appraisher
      May 25, 2012 @ 10:43 pm

      @copakeman. Their “future career trajectories” will include burkas for the girls and strapping bombs on the boys. Where will the brainwashing end? On 9/11 they brought down the Twin Towers, flew into the Pentagon and those brave souls died on Flight 11. Muslims have made faster inroads in the 12 years since 9/11 than they made since the inception of this country and we are not only allowing, people like these parents are facilitating it. What happened to NEVER FORGET?

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  8. bobvansComment by bobvans
    May 25, 2012 @ 12:19 pm

    I agree that Arabic and Chinese are two major languages for the future, but seriously, how many people will need to actually know either one?

    Look at Spanish and French. Both were taught in schools for years, and yet how many people ever used them? And if you did end up needing them for job reasons, what was taught was too basic so additional training was required.

    This is not for the students, as you can tell by the article, it is a Principals desire to be certified.

    Why take up valuable currriculum time, with something that may never be used, whereas science and math and ENGLISH will be needed, no matter what.

    Why can’t schools get back to what is best for the student and not what is best for the school?

    Lastly, it is obvious that only the well to do care about this, as there is no thought to help students in poor performing areas.

    This is another example of class warfare.

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  9. BillzillaComment by Billzilla
    May 25, 2012 @ 12:21 pm

    Seems to me that Nicky Kram Rosen is trying to be politically correct and doesn’t have an ounce of good sense. Just sayin’ mind ya.

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  10. skepticaleyeComment by skepticaleye
    May 25, 2012 @ 12:28 pm

    This is a poorly written and conceived article. There is no explanation, no background given, just drop a little incendiary bomblet that some school is making kids learn Arabic and *poof* it will inflame people and make them click on the link so advertisers will get their ads seen.

    I want to encourage everyone before they leave their flame posts to look into things a bit first.

    No one has discussed why the school did this. The article says, ” it will help the school obtain a prestigious International Baccalaureate standing”. Why would they care about this? Why does any school do something? The answer is funding. If you visit this web site:

    http://www.ibo.org

    You will find the International Baccalaureate Organization. And if you probe a little further you’ll find that schools that seek this standing are (drumroll please) eligible to apply for grants to support the kind of scholastics supported by the IBO.

    Probing a little further you’ll find that over a thousand schools in the USA already have programs that are certified by this organization; and many US colleges recognize graduates from such schools who have passed this cert with advanced standing in college.

    I can relate to onewildman’s comments above, and I think Arabic is probably not the best choice. Most of these kids will not pursue a career that involves speaking Arabic.

    But I also work in a business that sells internationally ( = exporting goods and bringing international payments into the US) and I can tell you that most Americans are single language and clueless when it comes to functioning as a member of the world. It’s hard to find a good potential employee who doesn’t get flummoxed when a person from another country gets on the phone and they have to listen to broken English or decipher an email with bad English grammar from another country.

    It’s OK, possible, even good to be a US patriot who champions a solid education including English but also be a savvy citizen of the world. You can’t get away from it: We are not, we cannot be an island. We must interact, and not just forcing all others to speak English and believe what we believe. Doing so would make no better than the imperialist Islamic conquerers who forced their vanquished to learn Arabic and convert or die.

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    • genesalComment by genesal
      May 25, 2012 @ 1:10 pm

      I can tell you that most Americans are single language and clueless when it comes to functioning as a member of the world

      That’s what high schools and collegs are for.

      IOB’s Language Policy is as follows: Please listen closely!

      English

      English is the organization’s internal working language, in which most operational and development activities take place. It is also the language of its governance, management and academic committees.

      Working languages

      The languages in which the organization communicates with its stakeholders and in which it is committed to providing a range of services for the implementation of the programmes. They are currently English, French and Spanish.

      What? No Arabic? Something stinks in Denmark!

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    • bobvansComment by bobvans
      May 25, 2012 @ 1:44 pm

      using your logic every American should know the language of every country…. for what?

      If someone needs to know a languge due to their job, let them take advanced studies and pay for it out of their pocket.

      Don’t spend taxpayer dollars so that you can get certified to get grants. And use our children as pawns to boot.

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    • 47gasserComment by 47gasser
      May 26, 2012 @ 11:28 am

      oh shut it down and get a life.open your eyes

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    • hicksjmmaComment by hicksjmma
      May 28, 2012 @ 1:20 am

      “It’s hard to find a good potential employee who doesn’t get flummoxed when a person from another country gets on the phone and they have to listen to broken English or decipher an email with bad English grammar from another country.”

      It is hard enough to decipher the grammar in these posts!

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  11. cynicalobserverComment by cynicalobserver
    May 25, 2012 @ 12:32 pm

    These children can grow up to be spies for America against our enemies

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    • bobvansComment by bobvans
      May 25, 2012 @ 12:44 pm

      or worse, spies for them against us.

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  12. kevin30144Comment by kevin30144
    May 25, 2012 @ 12:45 pm

    We are an English speaking Nation. The fact that all states speak English has given us an advantage over Europe for 200 years. The Arabs will remain in the dark ages because of their repressive religious beliefs, yet we want to conform and learn their language? Ridiculous.

    English first, them let them choose in college. Schools cannot afford to cover the subjects they are teaching today because of the incompetence of this Government. Push this choice back to the States as the Constitution intended.

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  13. FreeDameComment by freedame
    May 25, 2012 @ 1:29 pm

    I am significantly more horrified to learn that kids in this public school are only getting 90 minutes PER WEEK of science! What the he! are the teachers spending time on? How many hours a week do they spend teaching “black history,” “women’s studies” and “how to perform homosexual acts”? Our kids can’t read, can’t do math and know nothing about science, but we have time to teach Arabic? God help us.

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    • CirbuckComment by Cirbuck
      May 25, 2012 @ 4:23 pm

      I’m with you 100% on that! Other than being disgusted with another story that illuminates the poor choices being made to teach our children enough to eventually be able to participate well in society. (Can’t even imagine the stretch it takes in logic to think that elementary age kids need to start learning arabic as a general study in principal.) I was most shocked to hear that only 90 minutes a week are spent on math and science. I seem to remember that as a child we spent at least one hour a day on every core subject that would possibly lead to an education useable by a large or general need in the workplace. I’m glad now that I made the nominal sacrifices financially to put both my kids through a private Christian school. They both have careers and jobs now that put them in the top 5% wage earning brackets. Both did exceptionally well in college having learned from a curriculum much like the one we had in the 50′s and 60′s. And both now appreciate the committment and pledge they made every morning to God and country. (Neither one speaks a foreign language.)

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  14. thomasjeffersonComment by thomasjefferson
    May 25, 2012 @ 3:19 pm

    What next, issue a koran to every child against the wishes of the parents?

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    • jb80538Comment by jb80538
      May 25, 2012 @ 8:45 pm

      Something to use as fire statrer!

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  15. calharComment by calhar
    May 25, 2012 @ 4:17 pm

    FORCED ??? I think i would be dummer than hell with a learning disability.

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  16. vComment by v
    May 25, 2012 @ 4:53 pm

    They are also doing this BS in TEXAS…..it is time to stop BiLingual everything, especially in our SCHOOLS!
    This cost of Bilingualism does not benefit the Legal US Citizens!
    It’s time to take OUR Country BACK!

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    • cynicalobserverComment by cynicalobserver
      May 27, 2012 @ 10:12 pm

      Agreed 100%. We have to stop “The Great American Giveaway To Our Enemies By Our Government.”

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  17. effwingerComment by effwinger
    May 25, 2012 @ 5:10 pm

    Might as well teach the kids to oink like a pig. Screw Arabs and their stupid culture AND language….

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  18. Ronald WeinmannComment by Ronald Weinmann
    May 25, 2012 @ 6:36 pm

    This issue is too ignorant to leave a comment–Is this the intellectual
    level of today’s teachers??? No wonder we are in so sad a shape-Ever
    learning, but never coming to the knowledge of truth

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  19. jb80538Comment by jb80538
    May 25, 2012 @ 8:08 pm

    That’s as bad as someone (obama) telling me I need to learn spanish to communicate with the illegals. No way in the world should our kids learn arabic before they have a good mastery of the English language.

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  20. RME KRNLComment by RME KRNL
    May 25, 2012 @ 8:46 pm

    Maybe this New York school is merely anticipating Obama’s plan to bring Islam and Sharia law to the US.

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    • gimmesometruthComment by gimmesometruth
      May 25, 2012 @ 9:41 pm

      How else will the kids communicate with the imam they are scheduled to visit with on a field trip to his mosque to learn about jihadism.

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  21. siquijorislandComment by siquijorisland
    May 25, 2012 @ 10:07 pm

    The international language of the world is English. Japan, Korea, Spain,and China recognize the importance of language to their international success. They have begun to teach English in elementary schools on up. Their objective is simple international trade success. Language is a very important tool internationally.
    I was a military language school graduate in Korean, surprising how arrogant some Asian countries are. Language was the key to understanding that the smile often hides unfriendly actions. the advantage goes to those who can speak the language. As the Singaporeans say English is speaking dollars and a economic advantage. So many Americans can not get buy the simile, to their disadvantage and so many liberals, can not deal with the truth, they accuse me of not understanding. I fine this really funny.

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  22. bigtComment by bigt
    May 26, 2012 @ 2:08 am

    We should be teaching at least two other languages to students starting in the first grade. That’s what Europe does. There’s an important biological reason, too. If you wait until after 14, changes in the brain that occur just before puberty make learning a second (or third) language significantly more difficult and transitory. Read some cognitive science if you’d like to know why. It’s well understood.

    Learning the language of a more distant culture provides additional benefits which help students understand people and societies that are different than their own.

    Freedame, I doubt you know much about how our educational system works and I suspect you spent too little time in it with very marginal results. Blaming teachers shows how little you understand.

    There are a number of fairly complicated reasons why US education ranks lower than many first world countries. The primary problem is probably parents who expect teachers to perform miracles on their children who seldom do homework and spend inordinate amounts of time watching TV, texting, and updating their facebook pages.

    Additionally, there are lots of immigrants who present a particularly difficult challenge for teachers (through no fault of their own), since many come from parents who are marginally literate in their native language and non-literate in English.

    Also, this is a culture which has lost its respect for science and math; at least a segment of the population has. Look at the anti-science nonsense peddled by the fossil fuels industry or fundamentalist religion. If you think so highly of science and math, try learning some.

    The humanities are every bit, if not more important, than the sciences, since they help humanize you. If you’d rather be an ignoramus, and remain puzzled by how people in other cultures feel and think, do so at your own risk.

    A balance is needed. I have taught both high school and college physics and I’ve seen too many techies who were as ignorant of history and culture as some students were of math and science.

    If you want to do something to help fix American’s educational problems, start with yourselves.

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    • RME KRNLComment by RME KRNL
      May 26, 2012 @ 11:56 am

      The long-staniding and current international language of both diplomacy and trade is English. The current, next most often spoken language is Spanish, with Mandarin Chinese closing the gap more every year.

      Where’s Arabic in the international standing? Well, first, it depends on what you mean by Arabic. Some of the spoken varieties are mutually unintelligible and the varieties as a whole constitute a sociolinguistic language, meaning that on purely linguistic grounds they would likely be considered to constitute more than one language, but are commonly grouped together as a single language for political and/or ethnic reasons.

      If considered multiple languages, it is unclear how many languages there would be, as the spoken varieties form a dialect chain with no clear boundaries and which are often unintelligible to one another. If Arabic is considered a single language, it counts more than 300 million first language speakers, or according to some estimates, as high as 340 million — world-wide.

      For context, read that as ONLY 340 million world-wide.

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    • LAPhilComment by LAPhil
      May 26, 2012 @ 6:33 pm

      bigt, I take issue with your statement that we should be teaching at least two languages to students starting in the first grade. While it may be true that children learn foreign languages easier the younger they are, we no longer have an educational system of a quality where this would be practical. If there were an ideal educational environment I would agree with you, but our schools have been so dumbed down over the last 50 years, mostly due to demands from the teachers’ unions that mediocre teachers be allowed to keep their jobs, that the best we can do for the kids at this point is to teach them the basics and raise the overall achievement level, if that’s even possible today.

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  23. 47gasserComment by 47gasser
    May 26, 2012 @ 11:43 am

    if our government had real leaders like general george patton,or bull halsey we could flip these muslims thugs on their heads.turn the terror back on them.but no we try and make friends of these murdering vile evil people.right now they cut off their wives and daughters heads,next it we’ll be our wives and daughters.wake up america.like looking for bin laden,so many brave americans dead.we knew where he was for years and we should gone in and exterminated the entire region,until they gave him up,but no,its better to kill off our people and placate to these thugs than to wipe them out.even a terrorist knows what fear is.make them afraid

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  24. onewildmanComment by onewildman
    May 26, 2012 @ 4:40 pm

    47gasser, You know what they say. Bad things happen when good people do nothing. Just look to our politicians in congress for a good example.

    IMPEACH OBAMA NOW! ! ! !

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  25. siquijorislandComment by siquijorisland
    May 28, 2012 @ 5:59 am

    having been a teacher in California i will must say that teachers who are not qualified, but are indoctrination tools are most of the problem from personal experience. If you want to keep you job you keep your month shut.

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