Founded by parents who want their children to learn Mandarin and Spanish. They couldn’t
find a preschool that teaches the three most spoken languages in the world so they
opened up their own. They believe that along with languages our future citizens will
need to be strong in technology, math, science and the arts. These five components
are seen as critical pieces for a 21st century curriculum that anticipates the future
of our global world.
Mike Eskew, CEO of UPS, talks about needing workers who are "global trade literate,
sensitive to foreign cultures, conversant in different languages"--not exactly strong
points in the U.S., where fewer than half of high school students are enrolled in
a foreign-language class.