Question: It is 2011, why doesn't the United States and other developed countries observe Chinese New Year (The biggest holiday by far in China) as an official holiday despite observing other ethnic related holidays?
Answer: Because Chinese people don't vote and we don't stand up enough for ourselves.
You want to change the rules, you need to play the game.
(Think of all of the children who have to painfully contemplate whether to sacrifice their "perfect attendance" award for a day off with their family)
Petition your Councilman, Congressman, Whateverman today!!