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I was able to find four sites that are creditable that present information about bilingualism in education or politics. The first site I found was talking about how it is good to be bilingual because it helps you succeed more in school and in the workplace. On a lot of job applications they ask you if you know other languages besides English that is because you are more likely to get a job if you know more than one language that way you can broaden your cliental. The second site that I found was talking about how it costs taxpayers $200 million dollars a year to fund bilingual schools. This may seem like a lot, but in the end it is helping out way more and then the students are able to earn that money back by getting a good paying job just because they know how to speak more than one language. It has been hard for me to find something on
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Unformatted text preview: politics, so I went back to the reading to find the information that I needed. One thing that I found very interesting is that in 1975 Congress recognized the multilingual background of the United States. Since then the Federal Law now requires bilingual voting ballots in voting districts that way Hispanics or another race is able to vote if they do not speak English that well. The very last site that I went to was telling us how a kid was suspended from school because he was speaking Spanish in school. His principal said that it was against the law to speak Spanish in school. Which that is not the case because many schools offer Spanish as a second language to learn and if it was against the law then a lot of schools would be getting in trouble for that....
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This note was uploaded on 09/12/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 102 taught by Professor Morton during the Spring '11 term at Herzing.

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