The state submitted its original preclearance request in July but was told in September that it did not provide adequate information for the department to determine if the "proposed changes have neither the purpose nor will have the effect of denying or abridging the right to vote on account of race, color, or membership in a language minority group.
What does LM stand for?
LM stands for Language Minority (language learning)
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- Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.
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We have 60 other meanings of LM in our Acronym Attic
- Leerplichtige Leerlingen Zonder Onderwijs (Dutch: Students Without School Education; educational study; Groningen, Netherlands)
- Labor Month
- Lactancia Materna (Spanish: Breastfeeding)
- LadderMonkey (gaming league)
- Ladies' Meeting
- Lady Macbeth
- Lady Madonna (Beatles song)
- Lagrange Multiplier
- Lambert(s) (unit of luminance)
- Landscape Management (various organizations)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Work with these community leaders can assist researchers in understanding the sociopolitical context of the community where the target language minority individuals live.
17) Transitional bilingual education calls for the use of the native language of language minority students in a separated setting while they are learning and first using English, with a subsequent transition into mainstream classes with other language majority students after English proficiency is obtained.
Background variables included gender, SES, language minority status, and cognitive ability (reading and math).
Since its initial passage, the Voting Rights Act has enfranchised millions of racial, ethnic and language minority citizens by breaking down barriers to political participation.
The language minority provisions benefit Alaska Natives, American Indians, Asians and Spanish Heritage persons who Congress has found have faced, and continue to face, significant voting discrimination.
The tolerant society that Mr Parry refers to are the majority of English-speaking Welsh who see their views being ignored and ridiculed by the pro-Welsh language minority.