Posts Tagged ‘Bilingual education’

Top CA GOP senator backs bilingual ed

Friday, May 16th, 2014
Ron Unz

A notable Golden State Republican just made a U-turn on 16 years of education policy: Sens. Bob Huff, R-Diamond Bar. He jointed majority Democrats in a  vote of the California Senate Education Committee to recommended adding an initiative to the 2016 ballot that would restore bilingual ...

Push to restore CA bilingual education dubious in more than one way

Friday, February 21st, 2014
ron.unz

When software tycoon Ron Unz's Prop. 227 campaign to end bilingual education in California won landslide approval in 1998, one reason was that a lot of Latinos and white liberals shared Unz's fundamental view that bilingual ed wasn't working well in the nation's largest state. L.A. Times columnist F...

The Return of Bilingual Ed Plague?

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

APRIL 26, 2011 By JOHN SEILER Bilingual education may be creeping back in California. Yesterday's Los Angeles Times included an op-ed by Ruben Martinez, a professor of literature and writing at Loyola Marymount University, about a new bilingual ed program at the public school his children will a...