Richard Rothstein is a research associate of the Economic Policy Institute at Washington, D.C. This viewpoint is adapted from his book The Way We Were?: The Myths and Realities of America’s Student Achievement.
Summary: Through the years, research findings on the effectiveness or noneffectiveness of bilingual education and English-only approaches have not been definitive. This has allowed the intense debate between proponents and opponents of bilingual education to continue. Both sides cite case studies to support their claims, but they may never...
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