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Bilingual Education Timeline
The purpose of this page is to illustrate the path that bilingual education has taken through the U.S. system of education. Important legislation (dates of passage) as well as new discoveries related to the improvement bilingual education implementation are highlighted.
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Office of Civil Rights published the Lau Remedies.
- Replaced by Lau Regulations at the end of the Carter Administration, which was withdrawn in 1981.
Senator S.I. Hayakawa introduced a constitutional amendment that made English the sole official language of the United States.
- 1983: Hayakawa founds "U.S. English", a legislative organization.
- By 1998, twenty-five states had made English their official language.
2001: No Child Left Behind Act
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