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U.S. Demand for Languages

20%

of Americans speak a language other than English at home.

90%

of U.S. employers demand multilingual talent in their workforce.

44

U.S. states report a shortage of language educators.

Programs & Initiatives

Public Education

Language education is critical to our collective future. Our efforts ensure that those outside the profession fully understand its value.

Scholarships & Awards

Language teachers are underpaid and under-funded. We support and recognize educators to help fill those gaps.

Research

LCF supports and shares broadly the results of cutting-edge language education research initiatives.

The Latest in Multilingualism

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5 Questions for a Luce Scholar in South Korea

An Assistant Researcher currently living in Seoul as a Luce Scholar, Angelique shares how studying and working abroad have shaped the course of her life and the opportunities available to her.

    • Testimonial Interviews

Sara: 4th Grade Spanish Immersion Teacher

Sara is a 4th grade exchange teacher at the International School of Louisiana. As part of our series of Educator Profiles, learn what teaching a language means to her and what keeps her motivated.

5 Questions for Luce Scholar in Japan

Taylor is living and working in Osaka, where she partners with Nijiro Diversity and Pride Center Osaka to advocate for LGBTQ rights in Japan. Learn more about her experience as a Luce Scholar and read Taylor's tips on finding funding for study abroad.

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Language learning opens doors, strengthens communities, and boosts the economy. As a champion of language education, your support empowers others.

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