Video: Chinese Leader Visits CPS High School

A chance meeting in 2004.  An educator I've never heard of (Robert Davis).  Fifty-eight Chinese language teachers and 12,000 students.  The country's largest Chinese language program (New Yorker). The President's daughter is studying the language also, and practiced on the Prime Minister a few days earlier (here).

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