Monthly Archives: January 2000

English in Boston

As I had previously indicated, I traveled to Boston last week to participate in a press conference by Massachusetts Democratic State Senator Guy Glodis, who announced that he was introducing legislation modeled after our own Prop. 227 and designed to … Continue reading

Posted in Bilingual Education, UnzColumn | Tagged | Comments Off

The Triumph of English?

Just before New Year’s, the San Jose Mercury News published a banner-headline article announcing that their months-long analysis of California’s statewide test scores revealed that immigrant students in schools adopting Prop. 227-type English immersion programs dramatically outperformed immigrant students in … Continue reading

Posted in Bilingual Education, UnzColumn | Tagged | Comments Off

Maybe I’m Just in the Wrong Party…

I just returned from spending several days around New Year’s at the Renaissance Weekend in Hilton Head, SC, the first time I had done so. I have a few important impressions which I would like share. The event is generally … Continue reading

Posted in Bilingual Education, UnzColumn | Tagged | Comments Off