A primary school in Victoria has decided to scrap its program to teach classes in both Vietnamese and English. Such programs are rare in Australia and support already marginalised migrant communities.
Whether it's due to native language loss or unsupported high school curricula, the lack of bilingualism in the US is notable. Why can't more Americans speak another language? How should that change?
For language learners, the two-way immersion program has shown high success rates. What makes the program so effective?