By Amber Bankey
University of Phoenix Axia College
*Mother Tongue Education* and the Law: A Legal Review of *Bilingualism* with Reference to Scottish Gaelic.
This article mainly talks about the legal structure that supports addition of bilingual education and the role of the legal system within that structure. In this article they also talk about discussions what the law is throughout the world pertaining to bilingual education. This article is mostly about how the other countries and what their laws and issues are with bilingual education and how without it a majority of the population is going to have a hard time understanding what each other are talking about. This article gives you different stratgities to use in order to educate the people about minority language.
Education for biliteracy: maximizing the linguistic potential of diverse learners in Australia's primary schools.
This article talks about how learning about other languages is passed over in school even though students should learn a suite of ‘multiliterate’ skills. Studies have shown that bilingual learning is considered very important for several reasons such as, social, educational and identity related. Mainly this article states that there is a need for proficiency in English learning but should not be at the cost of student’s bilingualism and biliteracy.
*Legal Discourse and Decisions, Teacher Policymaking and the Multilinugal Classroom: Constraining and Supporting* Khmer/English Biliteracy *in* the United States.
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