Schools To Face Teacher Shortage If Voters End Ban On Bilingual Education

Lyn Alweis’ā€¯Denver Post / Getty Images Scene from a bilingual classroom in Denver in 1987: Juan Estrada (11) and Anthony Vasquez (9) write an introduction to themselves on the blackboard in the language that each of them knows best. Due to Morocco’s long history with French colonialism, alongside neighbouring countries including Algeria and Tunisia , sole French-medium education is very widespread, with Arabic being introduced and taught as a second language, as well as the study of a third language later on, usually either English , Spanish , or Italian (in Libya ).

In the United States, proponents of the practice argue that it will not only help to keep non-English-speaking children from falling behind their peers in math, science, and social studies while they master English, but such programs teach English better than English-only programs.bilingual education

It was during this same period that segregated schools for African American children were …