ERIC Number: EJ443912
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
The Societal Context of Bilingual Education.
Educational Researcher, v21 n2 p7-9,24 Mar 1992
Examines the social factors that contribute to the tensions surrounding the debate over bilingual education. Discusses the "English-only" movement, the "English-Plus" coalition, and shrinking funds for bilingual education at a time of rising acceptance of its benefits in the educational community. (JB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Conflict, Cultural Context, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Ethnic Discrimination, Federal Legislation, Financial Support, Minority Groups, Politics of Education, Public Opinion, Public Policy, Second Language Instruction, Social Influences
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: English Only Movement; Language Minorities
Note: Theme issue with title "Special Issue on Bilingual Education."