An anti-bilingual education referendum was offered to citizens of Massachusetts in November of 2002. The referendum read, in part, “The current state law providing for transitional bilingual education in public schools will be replaced with a law requiring 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.” The University of Massachusetts Gaston Institute analyzed the results of that referendum, here reported on by Jorge Capetillo-Ponce.
"Challenges to Multiculturalism,"
New England Journal of Public Policy: Vol. 20:
1, Article 18.
Available at: https://scholarworks.umb.edu/nejpp/vol20/iss1/18