Skip to comments.Mandatory Arabic Classes Coming To Some Texas Schools....'Language Of The Future'
Posted on 02/08/2011 10:23:57 AM PST by Red in Blue PA
MANSFIELD (CBSDFW.COM) Some Students at Mansfield ISD schools could soon be learning Arabic as a required language. The school district wants students at select schools to take Arabic language and culture classes as part of a federally funded grant. The Foreign Language Assistance Program (FLAP) grant was awarded to Mansfield ISD last summer by the U.S. Department of Education. As part of the five-year $1.3 million grant, Arabic classes would be mandatory at Cross Timbers Intermediate School and Kenneth Davis Elementary School. The program would also be optional for students at T. A. Howard Middle School and Summit High School.
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Why are American citizens allowing this crap to happen?
OUR tax money, no less.
I’d like to invite this school superintendent out back ‘for a smoke’ - - if you know what I mean.
The parents were not told about it until the school board decided to do it. They knew the parents wouldn't have allow them to do it, so they jumped first so that they couldn't be stopped. Pathetic.
When I was a lad in the 1980s, Japanese was supposed to be THE language to learn. Then, in the 1990s, it was Spanish, and later with the rise of the EU, French or German. Lately, it was Mandarin.
Learn how to beg for a few hundred billion dollars and you can become the Secretary of Treasury.
Why would Texans speak Arabic? What the hell are they going to do with that? It makes no sense.
They should learn Spanish if anything. Sheesh
That school board needs to be shown the door..... If I were a parent of one of those kids....I’d yank them from the school system.
If they want the language of the future they should consider Chinese.
P.S. Liberals, I hate you.
Texas, eh? Interesting...
No Latin, French, Spanish - but Arabic - along with acculturation indoctrination
SCHOOL VOUCHERS NOW!
Wrong. Language of the DISTANT past.
What’s wrong with these people in Texas?
In the late 60’s in Texas, Russian was the big deal. I ended up with a minor in it as a result. The feds give away our money, and the schools snap it up. If the feds said to teach Urdu these idiots would do it just to get the funding. It’s all a racket to impose the leftist agenda. The message in the 60’s was, “the Russians are taking over, get ready.” Now it’s the Muslims who are taking over in the eyes of the left.
They are always ready to be taken over, but never ready for liberty and personal responsibility. Leftists need to be excised from our education system or it is doomed.
LOL. Thats what we californians were saying 35 or 40 years ago.
Hello: as-salam alaykum
Response: my-salam abigga than yo salama
Not that I think the public schools should mandate learning Arabic, there is a real need for Arabic translators in the State Department, Military, Intelligence agencies, ...
Non Muslim Arabic speakers would be a real security enhancement.
Amen!!! Screw the goat humpers !!!!
Mansfield ISD says in addition to language, the grant provides culture, government, art, traditions and history as part of the curriculum.
It doesn’t matter the state. Leftist government schools are everywhere.
NOW WILL EVERYONE GET BEHIND ENDING THE EDU.....AND EPA INTERIOR ETC ETC ETC.
I think Spanish would be a better choice as it has almost replaced English in some parts of this country. I suppose Arabic will be needed to live under the new global Caliphate that Obama is hastening to happen.
I think we both know where that idea would go.
Obviously America will need more Arabic speaking Christian overlords to rule over vassal Muslim nations in the future.
Dismantle the Dept of Education!
This could wind up biting the libtards in the rear. What if these kids learn Arabic, and figure out what the mooselimbs are Really saying?
Still, it's the Mandatory bit that really pisses me off...
I can't think of a better reason to erase the US Department of Education. If any of my children had been forced to learn a specific language other than English, by DC or local bureaucrats, I would have changed schools.
I have no problem with multilinguism, most of my family is bilingual, and three of us are trilingual. The problem is the government deciding for me. I got to choose the languages that interested me.
I have even considered learning arabic, as a choice. To eavesdrop on mass murderers stalking my country.
I might change to Chinese. They may now be the only culture able to confront the animals head on.
Dude, that's Italian, not Arabic. Sheesh.
Work in the arab oil fields?
More than half of the content of the Web is in Chinese. Learning Mandarin makes far more sense. Besides, they make some great costume movies.
Ah, full indoctrination.
>When I was a lad in the 1980s, Japanese was supposed to be THE language to learn.
Japanese is still a good language to learn if you’re interested/involved in robotics or Computer Science, IMO.
By far, my favorite quality about the Chinese is that, in war, they have only ONE rule of Engagement: Win.
Always have; always will.
Yeah, but the 80s were the boom of manga and anime (Captain Harlock, Lupin, City Hunter...) And even then I don’t remember it as a mandatory class.
>Mandarin would make far more sense.
>Learn how to beg for a few hundred billion dollars and you can become the Secretary of Treasury.
But if you’re Secretary of State, or a member of the State Department, it is essential that you know how to label a button OVERLOAD in Russian. ;)
Indeed. It is the mandatory nature of this class that annoys me.
Our military and intelligence communities would likely be happy with a larger number of people familiar with Arabic to pull from but I don't think many people will get much use out of it.
“Why would Texans speak Arabic? What the hell are they going to do with that? It makes no sense.”
How are you going to respect the rights of the smuggled Hezbollah and Hamas terrorists, unless you speak their language?
It’s time to play, “Cowboys and Muslims.”
Latin French German Japanese Chinese Spanish
...it's the language of the future!
If you learn Spanish you can talk to your gardener.
If you learn German you can talk to your co-worker.
If you learn Mandarin you can talk to your boss.
If you learn Arabic you can talk to your enemy.
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We have to put an end to this crap now. End the reign of the Leftist Department of Education.
Arabic is now the language of choice in US oil, gas and coal fields?
< /sarc >
Can anybody explain to me why American children can be forced to learn arabic, but illegal mexican and other latin nationals cannot be forced to learn English?
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