Supporters and opponents of Proposition 203

The following are English-immersion supporters who are for Proposition 203, according to English for the Children – Arizona:

U.S. Rep. Matt Salmon, R-Ariz.

U.S. Rep. John Shadegg, R-Ariz.

State Rep. Laura Knaperek, R-Tempe

Joel Harnett, Valley Citizen League president

Bart Turner, Valley Citizen League executive director

Norma Alvarez, Community Action Program project director for the city of Glendale

Jeff Flake, a candidate for the U.S. House from Congressional District 1

Linda Chavez, director for the Center of Equal Opportunity in Washington, D.C.

Rosalie Porter, director of Research of English Acquisition Development Institute in Washington, D.C.

Christine Rossell, Boston University professor of political science

Gloria Matta Tuchman, English-immersion seminar presenter and Santa Ana, Calif., elementary school teacher

Ken Noonan, Oceanside Unified School District superintendent (San Diego) and former president of California Association of Bilingual Education

The Rev. Alice Callahan, an Episcopalian priest who works with Mexican immigrants in Los Angeles’ downtown garment district

The following are bilingual education supporters who are against Proposition 203, according to English Plus More:

U.S. Rep. Ed Pastor, D-Ariz.

Pima County government:

Administrator Chuck Huckelberry

Deputy Administrator Enrique Serna

Supervisor Ray Carroll

Supervisor Dan Eckstrom

Supervisor Sharon Bronson

Supervisor Raul Grijalva

City of Tucson government:

Councilman Fred Ronstadt

Councilman Jerry Anderson

Councilman Steve Leal

Bishop Manuel D. Moreno of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson

Peter Likins, president of the University of Arizona

Robert Jensen, Pima Community College chancellor

Philip Silvers, PCC assistant vice chancellor

Marty Cortez, member, PCC Board of Governors

Richard Fimbres, member, PCC Board of Governors

Stan Paz, Tucson Unified School District superintendent

National Education Association

National Council of Teachers of English

Arizona Education Association

Arizona English Teachers Association

Arizona English As A Second Language Teachers

Arizona School Boards Association

Mexican American Political Association

Arizona Hispanic Community Forum

Arizona Language Education Council

Hispanic Women’s Corporation

Center for Applied Linguistics

Chicanos por la Causa

League of United Latin American Citizens, Tucson chapter

League of United Latin American Citizens, national chapter

National Council of La Raza

Navajo Nation Council

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community

Tohono O’odham Legislative Council



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