ERIC Number: ED107135
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-May
Reference Count: 0
The Current Status of U.S. Bilingual Education Legislation. CAL-ERIC/CLL Series on Languages and Linguistics, No. 23.
Geffert, Hannah; And Others
This report, prepared by the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, collects federal, state, and other legisltation in effect as of April 15, 1975. This is an update of the report published by the Center for Applied Linguistics in 1971. The notes preceding the statutes presented here indicate the laws in the previous compilation which were amended, repealed, or omitted in the report. Following an overview of court decisions and legislation affecting bilingual education, there are excerpts from court decisions, constitutions, and statutes affecting bilingual education. State statutory provisions and other "American-flag" jurisdiction legislation are listed. Finally, a summary is presented in tabular form of legislative activity in the 50 states and other jurisdictions. (Author/AM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Civil Rights Legislation, Constitutional Law, Court Litigation, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Equal Education, Equal Protection, Federal Legislation, Language Planning, Laws, State Legislation
Center for Applied Linguistics, 1611 North Kent Street, Arlington, Virginia 22209 ($3.50)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics, Washington, DC.
Note: For related document, see ED 044 703