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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

Phone: (202)-429-9292

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: English (Second Language); Official Languages

Abstract:
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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