Monthly Archives: June 2001

English—Except in America

A powerful irony of the current “English” debate is that whereas countries throughout Europe and the rest of the world are increasingly requiring their schools to teach English, the international language of business and technology, most parts of America retain … Continue reading

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English Protests in California, Endorsements in Denver

Nearly three years after the passage of California’s Proposition 227, the Central Valley school district of Madera recently witnessed one of the largest subsequent protests, as a crowd of Latinos packed a hearing of the local School Board, bringing signatures … Continue reading

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“English” Launched in Denver

Earlier this week, a group of Latino parents, children, teachers, and community activists announced the launch of Colorado’s November 2002 initiative drive to dismantle that state’s bilingual education programs.

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