ETH 125 The Official Language Movement

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(1) Title: The Official Language Movement Name: Jordan Miller Course: ETH 125 Due Date: Thursday, July 01, 2010 Instructor: Sheila Farr
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(2) Bilingualism in education and politics both have their pros and cons, their supporters and naysayers. Bilingualism in education can have a positive and supportive effect on students who wish to branch out in future employment opportunities. There are however those who attack bilingualism in education. Campbell (2010),”Conservatives have created the deception that minorities are gaining an advantage, that bilingual education is discrimination against European Americans” “The attacks on bilingualism continue, with voters in several states voting for anti– bilingual education measures” (Attacks on Bilingual Education, para. 3) (Guinier, 2002; Krashen, 2002b). For many years now, immigrants and refugees have been coming to this country with the ability to only speak their native tongue. Porter (1998), “From the mid-seventeenth century to the early twentieth century, classes were taught in German in some mid-western states; French
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2011 for the course ETH 125 taught by Professor Jameshenderson during the Fall '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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