By Russell Contreras
The Associated Press
ALBUQUERQUE — Two cases of Spanish being banned at New Mexico high school games were examples of a disturbing pattern that needs to be monitored and addressed, perhaps with lawsuits, a civil rights group said Monday.
The League of United Latin American Citizens has heard of a least five cases of high school players being ordered this school year not to speak Spanish during games and matches, said Ralph Arellanes, LULAC’s state director.
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