In 1976, California assemblyman Peter Chacón and state senator George R. Moscone introduced Assembly Bill 1329: The Chacón-Moscone Bilingual Bicultural Education Act, making bilingual schooling necessary in California. Broadly talking there are two sorts of English Program in Thailand: Mini English Programs, the place students receive 8-14 hours per week of English medium classes, and English Programs, where students obtain a minimum of 15 hours per week of English medium courses (Keyuravong, 2008, cited in Bax, 2010 ). My school falls into the latter class.

Proposition 227, a ballot initiative mandating instruction only in English for college students who did not speak English, and handed by sixty three p.c of the 30 {cfbad966b2b417e3c93e84f2c7456bc77114729d2869ca9ab348beb3c8dadabb} of the individuals in California who voted in 1998, is both a reflection of the general public debate over bilingual schooling and an instance of the influence of public opinion on schooling coverage.

Those features of immersion …