School Of Education And Human Development

Alice Callaghan watches as students practice their English at Las Familias Del Pueblos in Los Angeles. The Bilingual Education Act of 1968 – passed during an era of growing immigration and an energized civil rights movement – provided federal funding to encourage local school districts to try approaches incorporating native-language instruction. Yes, even though I was well beyond my language-learning prime, the immersion worked effectively for me. Moderately fluent in Spanish, I returned back to the US in 1995 to continue teaching ELS to Mexican immigrant children in Southern California. Proposition 58, the product of 2014 legislation written by Lara, would repeal English-only instruction in public schools, giving local parents and teachers the control to develop their own multilingual programs. Transitional classes” where students begin instruction in their home language before gradually becoming proficient in English are classified as alternative programs and require a parent waiver.

Earlier immigrant families from …

Human Resources

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