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Running head: THE OFFICIAL LANGUAGE MOVEMENT 1 The Official Language Movement Darrell Dannelley ETH/125 January 20, 2011 ANGIE ANDRIOT
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THE OFFICIAL LANGUAGE MOVEMENT 2 The Official Language Movement Although there is no official language in The United States Of America there is much discussion to get one. Today in schools there is English as second language classes (ESL). All voting brochures and ballets are in English and Spanish. In 1968 the Bilingual Education Act (Torres, June) purpose was to support using Spanish in education. Programs such as ESL are a result of act such as these. Groups such The National Association for Bilingual Education NABE are devoted to representing bilingual learners and teachers. (NABE, 2009). The problem with groups like NABE is that a result of such groups finding there becomes more controversy. Due to the fact that there is no official document including the U.S. Constitution that set an official language there will always be political groups on both sides of this issue. In 1981
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