Legal Disputes Over Second Language Instruction in the United States
Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
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The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics
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Valle, S. D. 2012. Legal Disputes Over Second Language Instruction in the United States. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .
- Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
Legal disputes over second language instruction in the United States began as far back as the World War I era and have continued into the 21st century. For the most part, litigation has pitted language minority parents seeking second language instruction in the public schools for their children as part of a basic, quality education, against school districts or state actors which seek to negate or limit those rights.
- government, politics, and law;
- language policy;
- civil rights;