ERIC Number: ED200005
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Bilingual Education and Public Policy in the United States. Ethnoperspectives in Bilingual Education Research, Volume I.
Padilla, Raymond V., Ed.
This collection includes several papers each on the legal aspects of bilingual education, the politics of implementing bilingual programs, the role of the community in establishing and maintaining bilingual programs, and bilingual program models. In addition, individual papers treat: (1) the impact of research on programs and policy, (2) the role of teacher certification, (3) refugee education as exemplified by Cuban Americans, (4) the case of the American Indians, (5) language attitudes among the Puerto Ricans in New York, (6) comparative ethnic factors between the United States and foreign countries, (7) the relationship between ethnography and bilingual education legislation, and (8) state mandated competency testing. (JB)
Descriptors: American Indians, Bilingual Education, Community, Comparative Education, Cubans, Educational Research, Ethnology, Hispanic Americans, Legislation, Minimum Competencies, Models, Politics, Public Policy, Puerto Ricans, Refugees, Spanish Speaking, Teacher Certification
Bilingual Programs, 106 Ford Hall, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI 48197 ($8.00).
Publication Type: Reports - General; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Eastern Michigan Univ., Ypsilanti.
Identifiers: Bilingual Education Act 1968