Bilingualism

bilingual education

In 1963, in response to the educational needs of the large influx of Cuban refugees in Miami, Coral Way Elementary School began a two-method bilingual education program for English-speaking and Spanish-speaking college students. Senator Ralph Yarborough introduced a invoice, the Bilingual Education Act, as Title VII of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, noting that kids who enter schools not talking English can not understand instruction that’s carried out in English.

During the 18th century, Franciscan missionaries from California to Texas used indigenous languages for translating and teaching the Catholic catechism to Native Americans...

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