"More Franklin students are continuing on with foreign language studies after they've met their requirements, according to district officials.
Foreign language teachers gave a presentation on their efforts at a School Committee meeting this month, saying that there had been a positive trend among upper-level students.
Department head Laura Evans said colleges typically require two or three years of foreign language study at the high school level, but more students had elected to continue beyond that point.
"With the sophomores of the class of 2015, 55 percent chose to move on (to the next language level) for their junior year," she said. "This year, 78 percent chose to move on."
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|the end slide from the presentation on foreign language education in the Franklin schools|