Linguistic diversity in the United States: English Plus and official English
Series or Serial: ERIC NCLE Digest
Publisher: National Clearinghouse on Literacy Education
Published At: Washington, DC
Date Published: 1993
Distributor: National Clearinghouse on Literacy Education, An Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse, Center for Applied Linguistics
Source Address: 1118 22nd Street, N.W.
Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20037
Material Type: Information Analysis
Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer
Physical Media: Print
Subjects: English (Second Language); Official Languages
The digest sketches the history in the United States of allowing its citizens linguistic and cultural freedom versus the recurring issue of an official language. Included in the discussion are English Plus, Official English, English First, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and bilingual education.
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