ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 11, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Santa Ana, California: Michele Norris) The current push in California to end bilingual education in the public schools examined; scenes shown from Santa Ana, California; details given of the problems for Spanish speaking children in making the transition to primarily English classes. [4th grade teacher Araceli AVILA, English for the Children Ron UNZ, 1st grade teacher Gloria Matta TUCHMAN, attorney Theresa FAY-BUSTILLOS, mother Alejandra CERVANTES - offer perspective on the school language programs.]
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