Education: Languages

Language study trend, reported by New York City high schools last week: study of French, long the most popular foreign language, dropped sharply this term (from 63,702 to 55,403 students); Spanish, continuing a recent rise, was up from 37,476 to 40,945, had more beginning students (13,000) than all other languages combined. Also up: Greek (from 58 to 61).

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