Forget Teaching Kids Chinese In School -- Hire A Chinese Nanny
Lots of schools around the US are trying to ramp up their Mandarin instruction programs, most notably including Chicago. (Twenty years ago, it was Japanese, wasn't it?) But why not get a jump start on all that with...a nanny from China? That's what a small but increasing number of parents are doing, according to this widely-read NYT article (To Give Children an Edge, Au Pairs From China).