Why is this? Read “What Makes Germany Special to Me” at http://germangirlinamerica.com/biography/makes-germany-special/. I can see everything the author states. Although I would pick different things from my native-born perspective, I can see how she likes the German-ess she presents. Find out yourself and form your own opinion by traveling to my birth country!
Read “California adopts materials for new English learner approach” at http://edsource.org/2015/california-prepares-to-adopt-materials-for-new-english-learner-approach/89908
What does your state use?