ERIC Number: EJ647791
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
Two-Way Bilingual Immersion: A Portrait of Quality Schooling.
Senesac, Barbara V. Kirk
Bilingual Research Journal, v26 n1 p85-101 Spr 2002
A Chicago two-way bilingual immersion magnet school gives equal regard to English and Spanish and values student cultures. Other features include family atmosphere, student-centered instruction, and strong parent and community collaboration. Students, including low-income limited-English-speaking students, consistently score high in English reading and writing, math, science, and social studies. (Contains 28 references.) (TD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Case Studies, Culturally Relevant Education, Educational Environment, Educational Practices, Elementary Education, English (Second Language), Limited English Speaking, Magnet Schools, Middle Schools, Parent Participation, Preschool Education, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, School Culture, Spanish, Two Way Immersion Programs
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Illinois (Chicago)
Note: Theme issue title: "Highlighting Success in Bilingual Education."