CheckPoint The Official Language Movement

CheckPoint The Official Language Movement - According to...

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According to the text there have been a lot of attempts to make English the official language of the United States. They want to put a stop to bilingual schools as well as funding for it in schools that still offer it (Shcaefer, 2006). In California in 1997 voters supported a proposal 227. The main point of the bill was to end bilingual education in all public schools. It has not been carried out the way it was planned some schools allow the parents to request an educational need for bilingual instruction (Shcaefer, 2006). Most people would assume that the official language of the United States is English. But it has not been officially declared and even though it is the most spoken language Spanish is beginning to catch up (Strictly Spanish LLC, 1997). This article disagrees with the text it states that even though people have tried to make it that way it has not been successful. It also states that 40 million people speak Spanish and that it also caters to several different languages. It does address the issue of people trying to
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