Anyone for Urdu?

Freeman, Neal B.
October 1980
National Review;10/3/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 20, p1186
The article argues against the implementation of bilingual education in the U.S. It examines the effects of bilingual education on the fluency of speaking the English language. It argues that the principal beneficiary of bilingual education is the teacher unions not the school children. It comments on the education programs of the administration of President Jimmy Carter.


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