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Trans-Atlantic Peeving

WCBS 880 midday anchor Pat Farnack will be having her weekly chat with language maven Ben Zimmer.


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Low Enrollment, Controversy Forces Changes At Brooklyn Arabic School

When it opened four years ago the Khalil Gibran School became a lightning rod for criticism. Opponents feared it would teach Islamic extremism. The founding principal sued the city after she said she was forced out.


State Sen. Loretta Weinberg talks with then-Governor Jon Corzine (credit: AP Photo)

Lawmakers Push Bill To Remove Sexism From NJ Laws

State Sens. Loretta Weinberg, a Democrat, and Jennifer Beck, a Republican, were sponsoring the measure.


Lost Languages

Did you hear the talk with linguist David Harrison?


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Teacher Settles Suit Against NYC

A New York City teacher who was suspended for allowing students to use sexually explicit language in a class on HIV/AIDS has settled her claim against the city for $45,000.


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Best Language Classes For Kids In New York City

We all know that teaching a child a second language builds important skills and sets them up for learning for the rest of their lives. But finding the right class is not always easy! Here […]

CBS New York–08/23/2010