Tag: languagepolicy

The Puerto Rican Senate recently approved a bill declaring Spanish as the first official language of the country, moving English to second place. The...

Frederick County has repealed a controversial ordinance making English the county’s official language, which was implemented three years prior. Frederick was Maryland’s first county...

In the wake of university student protests against multilingual instruction in South Africa, the South African education system announced plans to implement optional Chinese...

Schools are struggling to provide quality education to an increasing number of students who don't speak English. In the last 25 years, the amount...

Recently, the collective voice of the Navajo Nation passed a referendum to change the language requirements for the positions of tribal president and vice...

Language minorities earned voting rights only in 1975 August 6th marks the 50th anniversary of the landmark Voting Rights Act, signed into law by Lyndon...

Haiti has two official languages; French and the French-based Hatian Kreyòl. Until recently, education in Haiti was conducted with French as the primary language...

A government decision in 2012 started an official dialogue offering Spanish citizenship to Sephardic Jews in compensation for their ancestor’s expulsion from Spain during...