Transitional Bilingual Education and Representing Non-English Speakers

Scholars who have studied the Aspira consent decree, such as Isaura Santiago and Sandra del Valle, have analyzed the support for bilingual/bicultural education as part of a broader effort to gain an equal educational opportunity and address the high drop-out rate among minority group children. They also regard it as part of the struggle to gain greater community control of the schools.Antonia Pantoja, who founded Aspira in New York City in 1961, believed that the Puerto Rican communities of New York City, like other Latin American communities, understood that Spanish-English bilingualism and biliteracy (the ability to read and write in two languages) were indispensable tools for personal growth, community development, and sociocultural advancement. Thus, there was ample reason for the criticism of the consent decree that surfaced. Many community leaders were not satisfied with the transitional nature of the programs to be mandated by the decree.Aspira’s mission was that of helping to develop new leaders in New York among the city’s high school Puerto Rican youth.

As other Latino immigrants arrived in large numbers, they too were incorporated into the programs operated by Aspira in pursuit of this same goal. Biliteracy was seen as tied to academic achievement and also to ethnic awareness, selfaffirmation, and an ethic of social responsibility and problem solving.While Aspira was intended to represent non-English-speaking Puerto Rican and other Latino students, students from other ethnic and linguistic minority groups also benefited from the provisions of the consent decree, because the Lau compliance plan mirrored the consent decree’s key elements. The fact that Spanish-speaking ELLs were separated from other ELLs as a plaintiff class in the Aspira lawsuit and that the case was pursued as a Puerto Rican/Latino community effort has had unexpected consequences over the years.The absence of non-Latino ELL plaintiffs has led many to see the issue of bilingual education in New York City primarily as a concern of the Puerto Rican community and other emerging Latino groups. In later years, the linguistic diversity of other ELL populations and their presumed differences regarding the desirability of bilingual instruction would be used by school officials to argue for more choice in instructional models, especially for English immersion options.

A clairvoyant or psychic ability is seen as a spiritual gift but did you know that we can all develop these powers and unlock our own potential with the right training and a little determination. Discover for yourself what these powers are and how to awaken your inner abilities.

What is a Psychic?

A psychic is a person who is believed to possess extra sensory perception and is regarded as a highly intuitive individual. A psychic is used as a source to help provide information about the future. A clairvoyant is a person who is believed to have the ability to clearly see objects or events that cannot be perceived by the senses. A clairvoyant can help you gain perspective so you will be able to see and think things through more clearly.

Psychic Ability

A clairvoyant or psychic ability is seen as a spiritual gift and there are ways we can all develop these powers and unlock our own potential. Have you ever considered whether you have a psychic gift? Did you realise absolutely anyone can develop psychic powers and latent psychic abilities with the right information,Guest Posting training and of course determination, dedication and commitment.

Do you have times when you think about someone you haven’t seen in a long time and then you suddenly bump into them? Do you have dreams that often come true? Do you know who’s ringing you before you answer the phone? Each and everyone of us possesses a degree of psychic ability, often without even realising it. Most of us call upon our intuition on a daily basis to tell us about a situation or a person. Using your ‘gut feelings’ can be a wise move and more often than not those hunches turn out to be 100% correct. When we learn how to utilize these powers fully, we can use them to give us a first class advantage when it comes to getting what we want in life.

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Environmental Education and Awareness Training

Environmental education as a tool for awareness.Its history can be briefly described by the following steps:1968 – Founded as the Club of Rome brings together scientists, economists and senior government officials from several countries to analyze the world situation and make predictions and solutions for the future (in an ecological perspective, the global system). The studies and proposals of informal association, sponsored by the Volkswagen Foundation, the first report of this organization was published in 1972 under the title: “The Limits of Growth.”They pointed out some factors that could lead a global crisis ever seen:- Exhaustion of Natural Resources, an energy crisis, population growth, food shortage, mass unemployment, environmental pollution (the industrialization of the modern world is rapidly destroying the environment with effect no return and above any estimate).

1972 – The United Nations Conference in Stockholm occurred under the theory of thought originating from the Club of Rome. Ecological politicized the issue and opened a new field in international relations: the eco diplomacy. When the United Nations (UN) was established in 1945, highlighted as priorities for peace, human rights and equitable development are not priority or concern in their first years of existence the environmental issue, much less the welfare status. Only from the Stockholm Conference on Human Environment in 1972, the ecological security has become the fourth priority of the United Nations.1987 – The World Commission on Environment and Development (CMMAD),

Don’t let anyone tell you that you have to be special or gifted to enjoy the benefit of psychic powers; it simply is not true. The unfortunate fact is that most of mankind in modern society has come to rely on material things, thereby turning its back on our true Spiritual reality, and therefore these abilities have long been forgotten. However, forgotten does not mean lost.

Your natural psychic potential still exists as strongly as ever, simply lying dormant waiting to be awakened, developed and exercised. Once awakened, as with any ability, the more you use your psychic ability the stronger it becomes.

One of the secrets to success in developing psychic powers is a profound belief that they work. You have vast psychic potential that will enable you to enjoy a wide range of valuable abilities, but it is so important to start on the right foot and get the right training.

Developing Psychic Powers

Developing psychic powers, as with any inner ability, should be a very serious and extremely rewarding process, not something that ends with disillusionment.

In the past, the real knowledge required to develop your own genuine psychic powers, has only been known to a very few people who have used it to their own powerful advantage. Once you have developed your Psychic Powers you will want to continue to develop your natural abilities.

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