Wednesday, March 17, 2010

London Mayor Wants More Latin in State Schools in England

A couple more articles about Boris Johnson's call for a resurgence of Latin in English state schools:

"Call for Latin Lessons At Schools"
BBC News, March 17, 2010

Yahoo News/Reuters, March 17, 2010

Daily Telegraph, March 17, 2010

The Guardian (UK), March 17, 2010

London Evening Standard, March 17, 2010

Mr. Johnson studied Latin and the Classics as a student and is a graduate of Eton College secondary school and Balliol College, University of Oxford. A product of private education, he is a critic of Latin being reserved for tuition-based schools only.