English is still being taught to immigrants but not in the manner and pace that nativists would like. The opponents of Bilingual Education feel that a child, regardless of age, must be placed in an intensive English-only learning environment, without regard to any other parts of the curriculum.
from Education Week
Now that Proposition 227 has been approved, how should it be implemented?
Los Angeles Times
Atlantic Monthly: Why even Latino parents are rejecting bilingual education.
An excellent examination of the debate over bilingual education by PBS.
A number of articles about the issue from the Intercultural Development Research Association.
Daily Free Press. When Maria E. Brisk came to America as a graduate student, she was lucky enough to be fluent in English as well as her native Spanish. But the Boston University professor realizes not every child has been awarded such a chance. Brisk said the nation will suffer later if it is unwilling to offer financial support for bilingual programs.
Los Angeles Times - Hundreds of students whose parents have petitioned for bilingual education in the Los Angeles school system are in limbo while principals try to arrange bilingual classes.
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