Monthly Archives: July 1997

Teachers Union Referendum on English

The United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA) is the largest individual public school teachers union in California, and a very powerful influence in educational policy in the entire state. As you may be aware, most rank-and-file teachers are very doubtful … Continue reading

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Bilingual Bunk

Here’s a very nice piece on our initiative by one of LA’s most provocative and fearless left-liberal education journalists. Bilingual Bunk, by Jill Stewart New Times Los Angeles, Thursday, July 24, 1997

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“English Not Taught Here”

Here’s a nice article from this morning’s Wall Street Journal, written by one of our volunteers. English Not Taught Here, by Hal Netkin Wall Street Journal, Thursday, July 24, 1997

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Ron Unz: “Latino Children Deserve More Than Just Half an Education”

Our web site has now been updated to include a section on the federal constitutions regarding bilingual education issues, and also a section including most of the major articles which have appeared on the initiative, including those in the LA … Continue reading

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English Campaign Update

It’s been an exciting and productive couple of weeks since we received title and summary from the AG’s office, and could begin gathering signatures.

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Bilingual Education Under Attack

Another article, this time in today’s Washington Post by Lou Cannon. The piece is generally very evenhanded, and has started to generate some East Coast media coverage. Bilingual Education Under Attack Washington Post, Monday, July 21, 1997

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Nazi Tract?

Nazi Tract?, by Ron Unz National Review (Letters), Monday, July 14, 1997 Although I’ve always been a very strongly pro-immigrant conservative, I found that the underlying facts and figures in your “immigration” issue (June 16, 1997) were absolutely irrefutable, however … Continue reading

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English Campaign Begins!

Great news! After weeks of deep introspection, the Supreme Bureaucrats in Sacramento have finally issued their official Title and Summary for our initiative, which means we can now begin gathering signatures. The particular Title and Summary which they selected was … Continue reading

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New California Media Television Discussion

English for the Children Television Discussion with Ron Unz New California Media, KQED/San Francisco, Tuesday, July 1, 1997, 21:00 Discussion of California bilingual education and the English for the Children initiative by ethnic journalists, including Emil Guillermo, Gregory Rodriguez, Henry … Continue reading

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