ETH 125 Week 7 Official Language Movement Week 7 CheckPoint

ETH 125 Week 7 Official Language Movement Week 7 CheckPoint...

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CheckPoint The Official Language Movement Chrissy Weeks ETH/125 October 20, 2011 Ethan Snyder
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CheckPoint Bilingualism/Bilingual Education’s article speaks about the organized opposition to bilingualism, which became known in the 1980’s as the English-Only movement. Many observers were against the movement because of fear of competition for jobs and resentment of government spending on bilingual programs. The article expresses the following information of the government under fire about bilingual education. The government program that has drawn the most fire is bilingual education, which costs taxpayers an estimated $200 million a year in federal funds and billions of dollars in state and local expenditures. Critics of bilingual education (or those methods that rely heavily on the students’ native languages) claim that it fails to provide children with an adequate knowledge of English, thus disadvantaging them academically, and they cite high dropout rates for Hispanic teenagers, the group most likely to have received instruction in their
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course ETH 125 125 taught by Professor Jordan during the Summer '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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