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ERIC Number: ED086718
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Pages: 143
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Bilingual Education Program Evaluation Report 1972-1973.
Bortin, Barbara
The Milwaukee Bilingual Education Program, a five-year pilot project, ended its fourth year in June, 1973. The program provided a Spanish/English bilingual/bicultural curriculum taught by a bilingual staff of Spanish-American heritage. Both Spanish and English were used for instruction in order that pupils might demonstrate grade-level academic achievement in both languages by the end of the sixth grade. In the secondary program, English reading was emphasized as an aid to school achievement; courses were developed which emphasized the Latin-American experience in United States history and contemporary national and community life. From K-12, students learned about the holidays, food, literature, music, and expressions of Spanish-America and the United States. (Author/NE)
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Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Milwaukee Public Schools, WI. Dept. of Educational Research and Program Assessment.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Bilingual Education Act 1968; Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I; Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title VII