Speaking English And The Long History Of California Prop 58

Bilingual education is the process of teaching students using two languages. The rise of modern-day English-only initiatives has stirred anxieties about bilingualism and doubts about the merits of bilingual education. To answer this question, one must first clarify the meaning of the word restructuring.” Simply stated, restructuring is the word that has been attached to the change movement going on in education today. A closer read of the data, however, tells a more complicated story about how California kids are, and aren’t, learning English. He insists bilingual instruction cheats poor, Latino immigrant children — but he believes that’s not going to stop Proposition 58 from passing. Since the first colonists arrived on American shores, education has been provided through languages other than English. Issue of Northwest Education Magazine which features articles relating to the Hispanic Child.

Ron Unz is the Silicon Valley millionaire who orchestrated the statewide campaign to restrict …