State Language Legislation – 2001-2002


Anti-bilingual education initiative for 2002 similar to Arizona's Proposition 203 and California's Proposition 227; certified by the Massachusetts Attorney General, 9/5/01. PASSED, 68% - 32%, 11/5/02

Like the other initiatives, English for the Children of Massachusetts is bankrolled largely by Ron Unz, according to campaign finance reports. The Committee for Fairness to Children and Teachers (FACT) is organizing against it, using the slogan "Don't Sue Teachers." Click here to visit the campaign web site.

Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Elections Division
Massachusetts Office of Campaign and Political Finance
Massachusetts Great and General Court (legislature)