Education

DREAM vs. Reality: An Analysis of Potential DREAM Act Beneficiaries

Report Author: 
Jeanne Batalova and Margie McHugh
Original Date of Publication: 
2010 Jul

from Migration Policy Institute and its U.S. immigration policy program

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

English Learners in Boston Public Schools: Enrollment, Engagement and Academic Outcomes, AY2003-AY2006

Report Author: 
Rosann Tung, Miren Uriate et al
Original Date of Publication: 
2009 Apr

In 2002, Massachusetts voters approved a referendum against the continuance of Transitional Bilingual Education (TBE) as a method of instruction for English language learners. The study undertaken by the Mauricio Gaston Institute at UMass Boston in collaboration with the Center for Collaborative Education in Boston finds that, in the three years following the

Source Organization: 
University of Massachusetts

Challenges to Multiculturalism

Report Author: 
Jorge Capetillo-Ponce

An anti-bilingual education referendum was offered to citizens of Massachusetts in November of 2002. The referendum read, in part, “The current state law providing for transitional bilingual education in public schools will be replaced with a law requiring that, with limited exceptions, all public school children must be taught English by being taught all subjects in English and being placed in English language classrooms.” The University of Massachusetts Gaston Institute analyzed the results of that referendum, here reported on by Jorge Capetillo-Ponce.

 

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Source Organization: 
University of Massachusetts
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