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Resources: Racial and Ethnic Groups , the Internet, and the University Library Investigate the official language movement, which is an important Hispanic American cultural interest, described on pp. 243–244 of the text by researching bilingualism in education and politics in the United States. Find four to six credible websites or articles that support, oppose, or present information about bilingualism in education or politics . Most sources will focus exclusively on either topic of education or politics; therefore, try to find at least two sources per topic. Write one paragraph about each source, summarizing the main points presented. Submit all of your summaries in a 200 – 400 word post, or more, if needed. Source #1: By Richard Riehl http://www.nctimes.com/news/opinion/columnists/riehl/article_41791d70-d500-5746-90a5- 9f39e9953be9.html The information that I have gathered from the North Country Times simply states, there are people that are against bilingualism in education or politics. Some people believe that everyone in the United States should learn a second beside English, in the state of California. The article offers key pros and cons for a people looking to learn a second language, for one knowing a second language can increase the chances of getting certain jobs, also being bilingual gives a person the ability to understand different cultures and see the world from a different perspective. Many people are against the policies stating students must take up a second language during high school without a valid reason back their opinions. Foreign language classes are great way to make everyone aware of the cultures that are in just about every American
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2012 for the course IT 205 taught by Professor Kurts during the Winter '08 term at University of Phoenix.

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