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Title Should the United States be multilingual? [electronic resource] / Amy Francis, Book Editor.
Publication Info. Detroit : Gale/Cengage Learning, c2011.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 119 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 109-113) and index.
Contents English should be the national language of the United States / Congressman Steve King -- The United States Should Not Have a National Language / Chris Donnelly -- Literacy Should Not Be Defined by Proficiency in English -- Election Ballots Must Be Multilingual / Glenn D. Magpantay -- Multilingualism is Bad for the United States / Franklin Raff -- The United States benefits from bilingual Americans / Rowena Alegria -- Addressing Multilingualism in Religious Communities is Challenging / Annie Gowen -- English-Speaking Americans Do Not Need to Learn a Foreign Language / Jay Nordlinger -- Bilingual education does not help students / Greg Collins -- Students Have a Right to Use Their Native Language / Christina M. Rodriguez -- Multilingual Children Are Valuable Assets to Schools and Society / Marilyn Brown -- English-only Legislation Causes Problems for Public Libraries / Nicole M. Nicolino -- Libraries Should Not Support Multiple Languages / Julia Stephens -- Fear of Increased Immigration Has Lead to Language Discrimination / Sandra Del Valle.
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Subject Language policy -- United States.
Language planning -- United States.
Multilingualism -- United States.
Education, Bilingual -- United States.
Added Author Francis, Amy.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
ISBN 9780737748925
9780737748932 (pbk.)
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