New York - Moroccans expressed mixed reactions to the announcement made by the Minister of Higher Education, Lahcen Daoudi, to transition to English as the main foreign language in Moroccan universities. The minister said the language change would push the Moroccan education system forward and keep Morocco more in line with the rest of the world.

The University of Mohammed V in Rabat
Liz Yaslik is a Middle East and North African researcher studying Arabic at the Arabic Language Institute in Fez.