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Consultation with Federal Agencies on Areas of National Need

The Higher Education Opportunity Act requires that the Secretary consult with federal agency heads in order to receive recommendations regarding areas of national need for expertise in foreign languages and world regions. The links below provide the areas of national need identified by the Secretary, consisting of the priority languages that are less commonly taught and the world regions.


Last Modified: 10/20/2021