*Over 3/4 of the names of people in the United States are derived from a culture other than English.
*Students who study a foreign language have higher scores in math, reading, language arts and on their SAT's.
They are more likely to enter the college of their choice and have increased earning potential.
*Foreign Language learners develop increased creativity and critical thinking skills- both are in high demand by today's employers.
*Children who study a foreign language develop a sense of openness and appreciation for others and their cultures.