TELL US: What is the value of children learning foreign languages early?

Friday, April 6, 2012 | 11:14 a.m. CDT

Census figures show that the percentage of Americans living in homes where languages other than English are spoken is on the rise. The country is becoming increasingly diverse, and it stands to reason that future generations will be exposed to more languages than those who came before us. (And research has shown that being bilingual is good for the brain.)