ERIC Number: ED108526
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: N/A
The Bilingual Education Program. Consolidated Program Information Report.
Radcliffe, Shirley; Jessee, Ronald
This report is based on a survey of the 168 bilingual education programs operating in the U.S. in 1971-72. Of these, 157 responded to the Consolidated Program Information Report survey, which collected data on specific programs and target populations. The report provides some brief background information on Title VII of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and on bilingual education programs in the U.S. The body of the report consists of statistical information on the 157 projects, including figures on pupil participation (data obtained from individual project applications), language of instruction, personnel development, and expenditures. Languages involved in the projects include: English as a second language, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Chinese, Chamorro, and Native American languages.
Descriptors: American Indian Languages, Bilingual Education, Chamorro, Chinese, Elementary Education, English (Second Language), Eskimo Aleut Languages, Expenditures, French, Inservice Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Language Programs, Portuguese, Program Costs, Program Descriptions, School Statistics, Spanish, Statistical Data, Statistical Surveys
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Bilingual Education Act 1968; Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title VII