I think its great that more students want to learn more about technology since it is now part of every day life... But I don't think learning a computer language should substitute for a foreign language... I feel like this move by Kentucky will only further silo American culture from interacting with cultures in there native language. I think its bad enough that most Americans don't know a second language. With globalization occurring at exponential rate in coming years, I think the United State's youth will be at a disadvantage in the job market to those that know a second language.
For some reason the link did not get attached to the post, here is the news article.. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/govbeat/wp/2014/01/28/states-could-count-computer-programming-as-foreign-language-skill/
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