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The study of human language and computer languages impart fundamentally different, yet equal, skill sets. HTML belongs in the math and science curriculum, not alongside Spanish. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 1/20/2019, RICHMOND, VA. — Language learning advocates in Virginia are urging their representatives to save the study of world languages in high schools across the Commonwealth… read more →

Scroll to bottom to take action. BACKGROUND: On January 8, Delegate Glenn Davis of Virginia Beach introduced House Bill 2125 which would allow all career and technical education classes to replace world languages for the advanced diploma. HB2125 “directs the Board of Education to establish a pathway to the advanced studies high school diploma that requires advanced coursework.. read more →

JNCL-NCLIS Welcomes Alissa Rutkowski as New Communications and Policy Intern read more →

PRIA – A Universal and Portable Retirement Account A proposal from Senator Mark Warner and Congressman Jim Himes The offices of Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) and Representative Jim Himes (D-CT) have developed the following proposal that would create a Universal and Portable Retirement and Investment Account (“PRIA”) for all Americans. Sen. Warner and Rep. Himes.. read more →

On December 4, 2018, JNCL-NCLIS submitted the following letter to the Department of Homeland Security via USCIS expressing our disapproval with the current administration’s proposed rule. The proposal can be found here. The Joint National Committee for Languages (JNCL) represents a diverse network of over 130 organizations, companies and research institutes encompassing all areas of.. read more →