It’s a near-about-face for California, where, in 1998, voters approved Proposition 227, an English-focused education initiative that eliminated most bilingual education programs and replaced them with English-only courses for students who spoke little or no English. “It’s a huge achievement for our students,” Sacramento County Deputy Superintendent Sue Stickel said of the number of multilingual students honored Monday.
California’s ethnic populations have since ballooned. “This is an enormous step forward.” Not only do students need bilingual skills to succeed in an increasingly multilingual country, she said, but the celebration around these successes shows that California has come to see the value of citizens who speak multiple languages.
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This year, about 860 students qualified for the seal, said Tim Herrera, spokesman for the Sacramento County Office of Education.
That’s up more than 200 from last year, when 620 qualified, and nearly three times the number who were granted a seal in the program’s first year. Census Bureau, Latino children make up the majority of California’s under-18 population, according to data from 2010, which suggest that the state’s total Latino population will surpass 50 percent by 2020.
It gives her a sense of community, said Plascencia, who earned top scores on her Advanced Placement English and Spanish exams. Plascencia, 17, of Foothill High School was among hundreds of students who received certificates Monday night acknowledging their achievement of the State Seal of Biliteracy, a state program that recognizes high school seniors who have achieved a “high level of proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing one or more languages in addition to English,” according to the California Department of Education.
That designation means passing vigorous exams in English and at least one other language that test students’ reading, writing and speaking skills.) is an ethnic group from the mountainous regions of southern China, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand.The Hmong are also one of the sub-groups of the Miao ethnicity (苗族) in China.The roof has been completed and the sides should be there in the next week we are on track for …The structure is underway and it seems huge but then something that’s going to hold 1200 pallets is going to be pretty substantial.Que the X factor style music, exploding glitter and literally 1 panting fan (that will be the resident dog Murphy) the office this morning was a tense and exciting place to be.