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Laura Volpe commented on Monica Burton's blog post 'A Language en Vogue: As French loses its place in U.S. public schools, in New York City it thrives.'
"There is only one line about public schools in this article.  Learning French should not be merely the domain of the rich, and in most of this article, the super-rich."
Sep 1, 2011
marie-virginie commented on Monica Burton's blog post 'A Language en Vogue: As French loses its place in U.S. public schools, in New York City it thrives.'
"Excellent article, really informative, thank you!"
Aug 31, 2011
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A Language en Vogue: As French loses its place in U.S. public schools, in New York City it thrives.

The Curwin girls, ages ten, eight and six, move between French and English the way their figure skates glide over ice. Their parents have to stand outside the rink. Roxanne Mendoza, their mother, understands about half of what they say when they talk among themselves or with their French-speaking nanny, one of several the Curwins have employed over the years.…See More
Aug 31, 2011
Monica Burton posted a blog post

A Language en Vogue: As French loses its place in U.S. public schools, in New York City it thrives.

The Curwin girls, ages ten, eight and six, move between French and English the way their figure skates glide over ice. Their parents have to stand outside the rink. Roxanne Mendoza, their mother, understands about half of what they say when they talk among themselves or with their French-speaking nanny, one of several the Curwins have employed over the years.…See More
Aug 31, 2011

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I recently graduated from New York University after majoring in French and Journalism, I spent my senior year researching the popularity of early-childhood French language instruction for my thesis in journalism. In May I completed a long form article titled "A Language en Vogue."

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A Language en Vogue: As French loses its place in U.S. public schools, in New York City it thrives.

The Curwin girls, ages ten, eight and six, move between French and English the way their figure skates glide over ice. Their parents have to stand outside the rink. Roxanne Mendoza, their mother, understands about half of what they say when they talk among themselves or with their French-speaking nanny, one of several the Curwins…

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