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More Than Words

Societal changes help people realize the value of bilingual education

More Than Words

We’ve all heard that religion and politics are two topics that should be avoided in polite conversation, but that old truism could easily be amended to include bilingual education.

Depending on which side of the political or cultural fence you reside, bilingual education is viewed as either a cornerstone to improving educational opportunities for everyone, or it’s a practice that’s tearing at the fabric of American society. But, as with most complex, multi-faceted topics, the true impact of bilingual education on American schools, students and the community at large is not a black and white issue.

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