|Elections in Massachusetts|
The Massachusetts English Language Education in Public Schools Initiative was a successful initiative voted on in the Massachusetts general election held on November 5, 2002. It was one of three 2002 ballot measures put to public vote, and the only one to pass.
Question 2 on the ballot, "English Language Education in Public Schools".
- A YES VOTE would require that, with limited exceptions, all public school children must be taught English by being taught all subjects in English and being placed in English language classrooms.
- A NO VOTE would make no changes in English language education in public schools.
- Sailer, Steve (November 6, 2002). "Anti-Bilingualism Wins in Massachusetts". UPI. Retrieved July 14, 2010.
- Tench, Megan (November 3, 2002). "HEATED BATTLE OVER ENGLISH IMMERSION INTENSIFIES". The Boston Globe. p. B.6. Retrieved March 10, 2018 – via pqarchiver.com.
- "2002 Information For Voters – QUESTION 2: Law Proposed by Initiative Petition". sec.state.ma.us. 2002. Retrieved March 10, 2018.
- "Statewide Ballot Questions — Statistics by Year: 2002". sec.state.ma.us. Retrieved March 10, 2018.
- Pimentel, O. Ricardo (November 16, 2002). "Bilingual-ed issue turns on money". The Arizona Republic. Phoenix, Arizona. Retrieved March 10, 2018 – via newspapers.com.
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