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“Educating Immigrants,” Part II


Last week I noted that Linda Chavez is participating in an ongoing, online New York Times debate on various immigration issues, and that in the first installment she weighed in against bilingual education. On Sunday, the Times published an article about a Virginia school that segregates students who are the “children of immigrants, and who don’t speak English well, to make it easier to give them intensive support.” Bad idea, says Linda.