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Trans-Atlantic Peeving

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

07/22/2011

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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.

06/27/2011

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.

02/14/2011

Lost Languages

Did you hear the talk with linguist David Harrison?

10/14/2010

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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.

08/31/2010

Tribeca Language for kids in New York City

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