I have been involved in the fight against 227 since June. Because
that this proposition has nothing to do with education but with using the
Spanish-speaking community as a whipping boy for the English Only movement and
their assorted hangers-on, I have done extensive research, even though it is
not my field of study.
Many of my findings can be found at a Web page I created:
(make sure that you type in the upper case letters!).
If you need to understand why 227 is a fallacy, check my comments on
article (based on a data collected at a conference that took place at UC
And if you like to read their propaganda, check out:
These last two were originally posts in s.c.m.a. to which not a peep
from the authors or their apologists.
PS: The easiest way to get to these pages is to "cut&paste" the
URLs in your
J. Manuel Urrutia, Ph.D.
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, UCLA
Box 951547, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1547
310-825-7898, 310-825-4057 (fax)