Saving traditional New Mexico Spanish

Posted on AllSides May 1st, 2023
From The Center

During recent weeks I have received from several of my heritage and second language students emails, texts, Facebook posts and links to news articles in the April 9 New York Times and April 12 Santa Fe New Mexican discussing the loss of New Mexican Spanish. Unfortunately, the backstory of how or why this loss of Spanish – which has existed for 425 years in New Mexico – occurred was ignored. Prior to and after statehood in 1912, a fierce debate emerged regarding the exclusive use of English at all educational...

Read full story

More News about General News from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right