Monthly Archives: May 2000

Fox News Debate

Here’s the transcript of Monday’s Fox News debate on the forthcoming English for the Children initiative in Arizona, in which I participated. The facts revealed in the initial set-up piece were especially supportive.

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The Edge with Paula Zahn Television Debate

Bilingual Education Television Debate with Ron Unz and Brent Wilkes The Edge with Paula Zahn, Fox Network, May 22, 2000, 10:18 Debate on Arizona initiative to dismantle bilingual education; clips of Carla Corral, Ron Unz of English for the Children, … Continue reading

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Parents Learning English

I’m including below a very nice column by Joanne Jacobs of the San Jose Mercury News, praising the successful English tutoring program established by Prop. 227. This is Jacobs’s second column on the clear success of Prop. 227, and is … Continue reading

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In Plain English

The recent flurry of positive results regarding Prop. 227 has now led to my invitation to a national Fox News debate segment on the subject (The Edge with Paula Zahn) which will be airing this month at various times. It … Continue reading

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Encouraging English

California’s new standardized test scores are not due to be released for another few weeks, but a front-page story in Wednesday’s Los Angeles Daily News carried an encouraging indicator, namely that the number and percentage of immigrant students being reclassified … Continue reading

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English and Buttered Bread

California Gov. Gray Davis is regarded by allies and adversaries alike as a remarkably disciplined, resolute, shrewd, and determined politician—with the colorlessness of dull but very tough gray steel. No one better knows which side of his political bread is … Continue reading

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