School-wide prevention program lowers teen suicide risk

Reuters – Madeline Kennedy “(Reuters Health) – After a school-based prevention program, European teenagers were about half as likely to attempt suicide or to feel suicidal, a new study shows. Danuta Wasserman, a professor of psychiatry at the...

The American Dream Is Leaving America

The New York Times – Nicholas Kristof “THE best escalator to opportunity in America is education. But a new study underscores that the escalator is broken. We expect each generation to do better, but, currently, more young American men have less education...

‘Remarkable increase’ in young Europeans learning Spanish

Euro News – Chris Harris “The data, released to coincide with European Day of Languages on September 26, shows the percentage of EU pupils studying the language jumped by 64.9 percent in the seven years leading up to 2012.”...

September 26 is European Day of Languages

Panorama.am – Staff Writer “The European Day of Languages is 26 September, as proclaimed by the Council of Europe…The general objectives of the European Day of Languages are to: alert the public to the importance of language learning and diversify...

E.U. Fights to Get Everyone Speaking Same Language on Education

The New York Times – PETER TEFFER “In 2002, government leaders of the member states called for “at least two foreign languages to be taught from a very early age,” and in 2005, the Union’s executive body, the European Commission, declared a long-term...