ESL Legislation and its effects on society. Question -Why is there a need to implement laws and policies to mandate public school procedures in educating ESL students?. Answer
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-Why is there a need to implement laws and policies to mandate public school procedures in educating ESL students?
-According to data obtained from the 2000 Census, the number of children that speak another language other than English has increased by over 54% from the previous 1990 Census.Why is ESL education so important?
1954-Brown vs. The Board of Education
1964 Title VI Civil Rights Act
1974 Lau vs. Nichol
1982 Plyler vs.Doe
2001 No Child Left Behind
"There is no equality of treatment by providing students with the same facilities, textbooks, teachers and curriculum, for students who do not understand English are effectively foreclosed from any meaningful education."
Filed by a group of Japanese American Students in San Franciso, CA.
The San Francisco schools signed a consent decree agreeing to provide bilingual education for Chinese, Filipino, and Hispanic children.1974 Lau vs. Nichol
Integrated classroom in Nashville, Tn 1957.