Category Archives: J-LEARN

J-LEARN is a coalition of organizations and individuals who want to ensure that a new generation of Americans will always have the opportunity to learn Japanese language and culture in our public schools. We aim to be the resource hub for educators and families interested in supporting and advocating for Japanese language and cultural education in their schools. Check back regularly for more information.

J-LEARN Nov 2016 Meeting

On November 20, 2016 J-LEARN held its monthly meeting to discuss the following issues:

  • Japan Foundation 2015¬†Survey on Japanese language education
  • FCPS & Japan Friendship Gathering to be hosted by the Embassy of Japan
  • Failure of the Meals Tax and its impact on the FCPS budget and the immersion program
  • Briefing by Alison Malzahn on her conversation with Pat Hynes
  • Briefing by Matthew Dunne of Fairfax FLAGS on the failure of the Meals Tax, shot-term and medium-term strategies to protect FCPS immersion program
  • Our next meeting will be on December 18, 2016

J-LEARN Meeting Notes can be found below: 

J-LEARN Meeting Minutes