Monthly Archives: December 2000

Support English Immersion Instead

Support English Immersion Instead by Ron Unz New York Times (Letters), December 25, 2000 I agree with the general sentiments of “Repairing Bilingual Education” (editorial, Dec. 22), but you are wrong to recommend reforming the system in New York City rather than … Continue reading

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NY Daily News: “Put English, and Kids, First”

With Florida chad-counting now fast becoming a fading memory, our nation’s major newspapers are faced with a newly vacated news hole to fill, only partially met by current speculation surrounding the rather bland and unsurprising Cabinet choices of the incoming … Continue reading

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Right Problem, Wrong Solution for NYC Schools

With the last of America’s many millions of mediagenic chad having now been eaten by the dustbin of history, the front page of today’s New York Times had space for a story on proposed changes in New York City’s bilingual … Continue reading

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Uncommon Knowledge Television – Bye Bye Bilingual

“Bye Bye Bilingual: Bilingual Education” with Peter Robinson, Ron Unz, and Patricia Gandara Uncommon Knowledge/Hoover Institution, Monday, September 15th, 2008, 26:48 Does bilingual education, teaching non-English speaking students academic subjects in their native language while they learn English, help students or … Continue reading

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Uncommon Knowledge Television – Taking the Initiative

“Taking the Initiative: The Initiative Process” with Bruce Cain and Ron Unz Uncommon Knowledge/Hoover Institution, December 13, 2000 Is the ballot initiative good or bad for American democracy? Today citizens in twenty-four states have the right to petition their fellow … Continue reading

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