ERIC Number: ED187105
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Working with the Bilingual Community.
Brisk, Maria Estela; And Others
A collection of five papers dealing with parental/community involvement in bilingual education is presented. Maria Estela Brisk discusses the role of the community in bilingual education in light of legislative and judicial issues. Maria B. Cerda and Jean J. Schensul describe in detail a Chicago program designed to train parental leaders in the Hispanic community. Kennith York discusses the Mississippi Choctaw Bilingual Education Program and how parents and community members have contributed to its initiation, growth, and success. Norberto Cruz summarizes his recent research identifying roles and functions of parent advisiory councils serving Title VII Spanish-English programs. Alberto Ochoa examines the need for parental participation, presents three approaches for involving the community, and suggests activities for generating parental interest and support. (Author/SW)
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, American Indians, Bilingual Education, Choctaw, Community Education, Community Role, Court Litigation, Decision Making, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Federal Legislation, Latin Americans, Leadership Qualities, Needs Assessment, Parent Influence, Parent School Relationship, Policy Formation, School Community Relationship, Spanish
InterAmerica Research Associates, Inc., National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education, 1300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite B2-11, Rosslyn, VA 22209.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Office of Bilingual Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education, Arlington, VA.; InterAmerica Research Associates, Rosslyn, VA.
Identifiers: Elementary Secondary; Illinois (Chicago); Mississippi