Estudiantes de la Booker T. Washington Senior High School.
The May 26 article The uncertain future of español in class, succinctly lays out the travails of several parents who believe their children aren’t being properly prepared to compete in the job market after graduation.
That said, the need to make minority students — especially African-American students — bilingual is of the utmost importance. Educators should make every effort to find a cost-effective way to teach our students the skills necessary for their success.
It has become increasingly clear in this age of computer literacy and our dependence on the Internet that methods of teaching a second language could be linked so that all students have access to becoming bi-literate and bilingual.