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Unformatted text preview: Meyer vs. Nebraska, United States Supreme Court, 1923 No one, Student or teacher can in any private, denominational, parochial or public school, teach any lesson to anyone in any other language but English. Languages, other than English, may be taught as languages only after a student has received and successfully passed the eighth grade as evidenced by a certificate of graduation issued by the county. Lau vs. Nichols, U.S. Supreme Court 1974 The San Francisco school system failed to provide English language instruction to about 1,800 Chinese students who did not speak English, or provide them with other instructional lessons, and denied them the opportunity to participate in the public educational programs. Chinese- speaking students received fewer benefits than the English-speaking children and were denied in participating in school programs. This case established the development of ELL programs. All minority students must receive the same textbooks, resources, teachers and curriculum as the...
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