Friesland is a region in northern Netherlands where the Frisian language is spoken. As part of the Netherlands, Dutch is also spoken. So for natives of Frisian language there should be an educative option so they can master the rules of their language.

How's this achieved? Do the public schools enforce some kind of time proportion of language use or compulsory languages for courses?

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    I am interested in this, but I'm not convinced it has anything to do with linguistics, which is the scientific study of language. It would be on topic on the Languages.SE proposal for sure though. Oct 31, 2014 at 13:42
  • Many linguistics would include language policy as a branch of the study of the social aspects of language use. For example, the Cambridge Handbook of Language Policy appeared in the Cambridge Handbooks in Language and Linguistics series.
    – robert
    Oct 31, 2014 at 18:45
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    For primary schools in Friesland, Frisian is a required course. There are also some bilingual primary schools. No requirements, for secondary schools and higher See nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tweetalig_onderwijs#Fries and taal.phileon.nl/fry_onderwijs.php (both in Dutch)
    – Jeroen K
    Nov 3, 2015 at 13:23


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