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In Global Economy, Bilingual Ed Better Than English Classes

Bilingual Education Can Prove Great Success In Today's Global Economy

Research shows that when it comes to teaching English skills and preparing students for success in life, good bilingual programs beat English classes. So said an editorial on Latimes.com. 

"The globalization of the economy means that bilingualism confers a significant advantage in the work world," the editorial noted. Dual immersion, an increasingly popular subtype of bilingual education, also can help students gain fluency in both languages. 

Following 1998's Proposition 227, bilingual instruction was removed from CA schools.

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Article by Navindra Persaud, EducationWorld Contributor

 

 

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