Korean, Japanese classes coming to Montgomery County schools, APSU

With the arrival of Hankook and LG in Clarksville, and the growing importance of Nissan and Bridgestone in Nashville, there’s a growing need for employees who can speak Korean and Japanese.

Austin Peay State University and the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System have picked up on that, and on Thursday announced a major partnership to become Tennessee’s first public education institutions to offer both Japanese and Korean language courses.

The new classes, funded by grants from The Japan Foundation and the ALLEX Foundation, were developed to better serve the Japanese- and Korean-owned businesses investing in this region, according to a news release.


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