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Should Arizona's ELL Funding Be Cut?

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"Foolishness" is the word that Eduflack uses to characterize Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne's proposal to reduce the funding for English-as-a-second-language programs in Arizona by $30 million for next school year. I mentioned Horne's proposal here.

Update: Writers of an editorial in the Tucson Citizen say Horne should "cough up the data" to back his proposal.

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I agree, it is utter foolishness, and he MUST provide data to support his decision. This "english-only" attitude is steeped in colonialism and racism, and will not help the students in his state to move toward high achievement. The gap widens with small-minded, uninformed poltically-driven administrators.

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