CHECKPOINT WEEK 7 ETH125

CHECKPOINT WEEK 7 ETH125 - Running head: LANGUAGE MOVEMENT...

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Running head: LANGUAGE MOVEMENT 1 Language Movement Kelli Lorenc ETH/125 January 11, 2011 Annette Gunter
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LANGUAGE MOVEMENT 2 Language Movement In the 2000 U.S. Census there are more than 9.7 million school age children and one out of every 6 speak their native language at home, so many of these students are unable to fully comprehend what is being taught to them in school and these children are learning academic subjects taught to them in English. Bilingual education is extremely common throughout the world, however the united states has been reluctant to this approach in education, in 1998 Prop.227 was voted on in California 61% to 39% voted against bi-lingual education. These individuals are not against education but they do feel that it should be in English. Furthermore another part of the population believes that it is necessary to have bi-bilingualism within education and that the group of non- English speaking student are helpless individuals and the unwillingness that the united states holds for non-speakers as an academic subjects. The
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This note was uploaded on 05/20/2011 for the course ETH 125 taught by Professor Jameshenderson during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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