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Conn. School’s Chinese Classes Up For Vote

A Connecticut school will soon offer Mandarin Chinese for kids to learn if the town’s school board agrees to a recommendation from the school superintendent, The Cheshire Citizen reports.

Part of the reason for the suggestion is the recent trend for schools to start offering Chinese classes for kids.

“Assistant School Superintendent Scott Detrick said he’s seen more and more school districts offering Chinese in the state and nationwide,” the article from The Cheshire Citizen said.

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Chinese Lessons Extended for 2 Nebraska Schools

Two Nebraska schools plan to continue their Chinese lessons for kids for at least three more years, according to the Associated Press.

Scottsbluff High School and Bluffs Middle School  decided to renew their two-year-old program with the Confucius Institute and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Both schools offer a nine-week exploratory class, and the high school offers several classes to teach kids Chinese.

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