ERIC Number: ED240856
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
The Bilingual Education Improvement Act of 1983, H.R. 2682. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session (June 7, 28, 1983 and August 3, 4, 1983).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Presented are transcripts of hearings on legislation which is intended to improve the operations of the federal bilingual education program by (1) focusing on building the capacity of the local educational agencies to carry out bilingual education programs; (2) broadening the range of instructional approaches eligible for assistance; (3) targeting assistance on the children of limited English proficiency most in need of such programs; and (4) providing financial assistance to state educational agencies for reviewing, evaluating, and monitoring bilingual education programs. Included with the hearings' transcripts and legislative text are the testimony and prepared statements, letters, and supplementary materials of the Secretary of the Department of Education, school district and state bilingual education program directors, professional association officers, congressional representatives, college faculty, and other federal agency officials. (MSE)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Federal State Relationship, Hearings, Limited English Speaking, Program Evaluation, Resource Allocation, School Districts, State Departments of Education, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers: Congress 98th; Proposed Legislation