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Vouchers

Vouchers by Ron Unz Letters, City Journal (Letters), Winter 2001 I very much appreciated the excellent article by Howard Husock, describing the dreadful failure of our system of public housing vouchers. Mr. Husock convincingly suggests that an ideological fixation with naive “free market … Continue reading

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The Gift of English

The Gift of English, by Ron Unz It’s past time for New York to scrap bilingual ed City Journal, Autumn 2000 In June 1998, Californians overwhelmingly approved Proposition 227, the controversial ballot initiative that replaced the state’s bilingual-ed system with English-immersion classes. … Continue reading

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New Yorkers Hate Bilingual Ed

New Yorkers Hate Bilingual Ed by Ron Unz City Journal, Winter 1999 For 25 years, California’s indefensible bilingual-ed system forced many of the state’s 1.3 million non-English-speaking children to take their classes in their native tongue, guaranteeing that few became proficient … Continue reading

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