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Unformatted text preview: I t is important to understand the issues that children have with their education when they dont understand what is being taught to them. In the state where I live Florida we have ESOL laws, English for speakers of other languages. This is widely popular where I live there are many immigrants of Spanish decent and of French-Haitian origin. It is not uncommon for many of the children in my childrens class to be just learning English. ESOL is the instruction that is to be provided to students that are of a minority. There are Federal laws that protect the rights of ESOL students to be taught or instructed in the native language. According to Florida Department of education (2010) "No state shall deny equal educational opportunity to an individual on account of his or her race, color, sex, or national origin, by the failure of an educational agency to take appropriate action to overcome language barriers that impede equal participation by its students in its instructional programs."-- Excerpt from the United States Code 1703. According to Florida Department programs....
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- Spring '10