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Freshman Aidan Truel studies a deck of flashcards with Spanish vocabulary about airports.

Students view language classes as unnecessary

February 1, 2017

It can take up to 2,200 hours to learn a foreign language. It takes much less time to forget it all. Many high school students study a language for the minimum college require...

Many students have strong opinions on the effectiveness of standardized testing like the CAHSEE.

CAHSEE no longer a grad requirement

August 28, 2015

Accurate student assessment -- that elusive method of finding out if a student is good enough at schoolwork to move on with his or her life. Some tests are better than others. The Calif...

The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.