Briefs: Rocky Mountain News, October 30, 2002
"...Lamm relieves guilt by touting amendment
Dick Lamm, former Colorado governor, will serve as honorary
chairman of the campaign for Amendment 31. The amendment
would virtually eliminate bilingual education that calls for
instruction in a child's native tongue.
Instead, children would normally spend no more than a year in
intensive English classes before entering regular classes.
During his three terms as governor from 1974 to 1986, Lamm
helped establish bilingual education in the state. Now, he says he
has a guilty conscience about the role he played. As honorary
chairman, Lamm will not be paid...."