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Document Number: 6062

Who Is Paying the Bills? The Federal Budget and Foreign Language Education in U.S. Schools and Universities - The author identifies and provides information about all the federal programs at least partially supporting foreign language instruction for nongovernment students. The author also calculates the maximum amount these programs spent on foreign language education in 2003, determining that for each $100 spent by the U.S. Department of Education, 15 cents was spent on foreign language instruction. (Catharine Keatley, National Capital Language Resource Center, March 2004)...

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