Fortuño's plan for English proficiency in Puerto Rico
from Council on Hemispheric Affairs
With an electoral season approaching, the islands comprising Puerto Rico have once more become the center of debate and conflict. Recently, the current governor of Puerto Rico and statehood advocate Luis Fortuño introduced a mandatory bilingual public-education program for all students on the islands. The initiative, called "Generation Bilingual," emphasizes the importance of English proficiency among the islanders.
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