NC Department of Public Instruction Numbers of ASL Students
NC DPI has compiled the numbers for ASL enrollment. These numbers reflect High School level ASL Classes so "Exploratory" or "Elective" or "Specials" classes at the Elementary and some Middle school levels are not included.
These numbers are from the last 5 years. The steady increase is obvious, but I do want to point out that at the beginning, many schools did not know that there were course codes for ASL and did not code those students properly. There are still schools that are not coding properly but DPI continues to work to inform them of the proper codes to enter for students taking ASL.
ASL is 7th out of 18 languages taught in NC as far as number of students enrolled in classes. However, it is the SECOND FASTEST GROWING language being taught in NC!!!!
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