Checkpoint The Official Language Movement

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Checkpoint: The Official Language Movement Yolanda Campos Bilingual Education and Politics: Supporting, Opposing, and Presenting Yolanda Campos ETH/125 September 30, 2010 Ms. Morrissette
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Bilingual Education Politics: Supporting, Opposing, and Presenting “Bilingual Education is a Human and Civil Rights” Summarizing the article denies child to learn in their own language. “President Bush took the side against bilingual education, he used federal legislation to weaken bilingual education in those states that has not yet conquered” (,). “The current attack on bilingual education denies children a basic human and civil right- the right to learn in their native language” (,). Not only is the right to learn in one’s native language a human right, it is a civil right as well” (,). A human and civil right is about what freedom of America is all about but when being denied out rights, we wonder to ourselves what is more to look forward too. Us as parents we want the best for our children, even if it have to do with fighting until we break down. Citizen of America look up to whom we elected as President, to whom we picked to make a different and a change for the better for our people, not to look up to our President and see no help but a change of different for the worst. To learn in one native tongue and to learn another make a profit to our country to see other country that know more than on language could be for the better of America to learn several language not just for ourselves to look great on resume but for the better future. “Bilingual Education Gets Little Support” to summarized the article “opponents of bilingual education enjoy overwhelming support in a brewing ballot fight that has sparked early skirmishing in the 1998 campaign, with strong backing among California voters of all races, ethnicities and political persuasions” (Barabak,1997). “ A proposed measure to virtually dismantle California's system of bilingual public education garnered huge support among the state's electorate, with 80% in favor and 18% against, according to a new Los Angeles Times
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poll” (Barabak,1997 “Much of the early attention surrounding the 1998 campaign has focused on t).he proposed bilingual education initiative” (Barabak,1997). “Percentage of each group supporting a proposed initiative to have all public school instruction conducted in English, and to place students not fluent in English in a short-term English immersion program all voters: 80%, Whites: 80%, and Latinos: 84%” ( Barabak,1997). To vote for an education that most people are
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