Say What? Mandatory Mandarin Chinese in Bibb County Schools

Ken Jin, director of the Confucius Institute at Kennesaw State University was interviewed…

Georgia (Mar 5, 2013) — Ken Jin, director of the Confucius Institute at Kennesaw State University was interviewed as part of a panel discussing the CI's Mandarin instruction program in the Bibb County schools.  The panel discussion, hosted by Scott Slade, was aired on GPB's Prime Time Lawmakers.  Appearing on the panel with Jin were Eric Spears, director of International Studies at Mercer University, and Jane Drennan, deputy superintendent of teaching and learning for Bibb County Schools. 

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http://www.gpb.org/prime-time-lawmakers/video/2013/march-4-2013-day-28

View the segment at the link above.



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