ERIC Number: ED185809
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Sep
Reference Count: 0
A Manual for Community Representatives of the Title VI Lau Steering Committee.
Hernandez, Rafael; And Others
This manual deals with the Lau Center's technical assistance approach for assisting school districts in their efforts to develop an educational master plan to meet compliance guidelines of Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act as it pertains to limited or non-English-speaking students. The following areas are addressed: (1) impact of "Lau v. Nichols" decision on community/parent involvement in an educational master plan, (2) the direct effect of the decision on school districts, (3) minimal Lau remedies, (4) what school districts need to do to comply with the remedies, (5) Lau Centers, (6) the San Diego Lau Center's position on bilingual/bicultural education, (7) the technical assistance process of the San Diego Lau Center, (8) the purpose of Title VI Lau Steering Committee, (9) selection and responsibilities of steering committee members, and (10) community workshop case studies. The case studies are designed to aid in the development of a comprehensive educational master plan. The following areas are discussed: noncompliance, student language determination, curriculum development, staff development, counseling and guidance, community relations, and administrative reorganization. (SW)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Civil Rights, Compliance (Legal), Court Litigation, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Language Aptitude, Low Achievement, Master Plans, Multicultural Education, Non English Speaking, School Community Relationship, School Districts, Spanish Speaking, Student Evaluation, Teacher Improvement, Technical Assistance
Institute for Cultural Pluralism, 55441/2 Hardy St., San Diego, CA 92182 ($2.59)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: San Diego State Univ., CA. Inst. for Cultural Pluralism.
Identifiers: Civil Rights Act of 1964 Title VI; Lau v Nichols