Day 4 Week 7 - ETH 125 Day 4 Week 7 Bilingual goal for students fall short for half of all Canadian high school students by the year 2013 Bernard

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ETH 125 Day 4 Week 7 Bilingual goal for students fall short for half of all Canadian high school students by the year 2013. Bernard Lord has always felt that the parents are responsible for the education of children, and parents decide if their children will learn one or more languages. The government has a role to play in education, but at the same time parents have the first responsibility. Despite hundreds of millions of dollars being spent on bilingual education, bilingualism among high school students is going down. Lord feels that pursuing the goal of having more children graduate bilingual is a noble goal. Garcia speaks of the controversy regarding effective instructional practices for bilingual students in political and ideological debates about language. Garcia argues that a quality education for bilingual students must attend to more than native language issues and the teaching of English. The author warns that negating a child’s first language takes the very tools the child needs for
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2010 for the course AXIA COLLE ETH 125 taught by Professor Janettamcdowell during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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Day 4 Week 7 - ETH 125 Day 4 Week 7 Bilingual goal for students fall short for half of all Canadian high school students by the year 2013 Bernard

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