ERIC Number: ED219972
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Sep
Reference Count: 0
English as a Second Language and Bilingual Education. Foreign Languages in Virginia Schools, No. 8.
Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Foreign Language Service.
An overview of English as second language (ESL) instruction and bilingual education in Virginia public schools is presented. The topics discussed are: program philosophy; definitions; legal responsibilities; identification, placement, and orientation of students; instructional approaches, including tutorial, cluster, classroom ESL, high intensity language training, and bilingual education; curriculum and instructional methodology; teaching materials and resources; program personnel; exit criteria; credit for ESL courses; graduation requirements; and financial assistance for limited English proficient students. Samples of administrative forms used in various school districts are appended. (RW)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Foreign Language Service.