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A team of UA experts in American Indian programs has developed a Web site dedicated to the higher-education needs of native communities and offering various other useful resources. www. arizonanativenet.com ArizonaNativeNet brings together the expertise of the Native Nations Institute for Leadership, Management and Policy and the Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program at the University of Arizona.

Bilingual Education Massachusetts Web Page,

Article about post question 2 analysis and advocacy

Information on the “Unz” initiative - Massachusetts

Modern  Racism and Its Psychosocial Effects on Society - including a  discussion about bilingual education

Myths and Realities about Bilingual Education :

The Bilingual Education Debate

The Center for Multilingual Multicultural Research website http://www.usc.edu/dept/education/CMMR/  by Michael Genzuk, University of Southern California, continues providing professional online resources.  Click on http://www-rcf.usc.edu/~cmmr/News.html for news stories related to multilingual and multicultural education.
Census Bureau's report on the most spoken language:  http://www.census.gov/prod/2003pubs/c2kbr-29.pdf

Office of English Language Acquisition News features news articles around the nation at http://www.ncela.gwu.edu/newsline/2004/0217.htm#MoreBilingual.  This site is part of the U.S. Department of Education Office of English Language Acquisition (http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oela/index.html)

Online Language courses for beginners from the British Broadcasting Company at http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/
The Boston Globe publishes a series "of occasional articles chronicling one family's experience with English immersion" after passing a English-only classroom law http://www.boston.com/news/education/k_12/specials/immersion/ .
The Association for Library Service to Children: REFORMA "Dia de los Niños/ Dia de los Libros" http://clnet.ucr.edu/library/reforma/resources/ninos/dia.html  continues efforts to establish April 30th as a national observance of Día de los Niños: Día de los Libros. Their website has an extensive list activities and resources including bilingual books on their website. http://clnet.ucr.edu/library/reforma/resources/ninos/activities.html  Arizona has one chapter located in Tucson.  Here's the link for Arizona: http://www.sir.arizona.edu/reforma/
Arizona Dual Language Association is an organization for parents dedicated to Dual Language Programs in Arizona.
Once you arrive at James W. Crawford's site (http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/JWCRAWFORD/)  take a look at http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/jwcrawford/links.htm for more links!
This is a fantastic resource--Don't miss out on visiting the website developed by Jill Kerper Mora, San Diego State University  http://edweb.sdsu.edu/people/jmora
Census Bureau's report on the most spoken language:  http://www.census.gov/prod/2003pubs/c2kbr-29.pdf
Stephen Pollard has developed a teacher friendly site so go ahead and click: http://www.irvingisd.net/~spollard/  http://www.irvingisd.net/~spollard/research.htm
http://www.rethinkingschools.org/archive/12_03/langhst.shtml -- Here's a very brief but accurate account of "History of Bilingual Education" in the online publication of  Rethinking Schools. Some of the links on this page are important updates to the 1998 article.  Rethinking Schools also has published a collection of articles on bilingual education on its website. http://www.rethinkingschools.org/special_reports/bilingual/resources.shtml
CABE's Denis O'Leary documents the fantasy!  Take a look at the 2002 California gap between English fluent and English immersed students at: http://latinosonline.com/cabe/index.cfm



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