ERIC Number: ED123892
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Indochinese Refugee Alert Bulletin, No. 4.
Center for Applied Linguistics, Arlington, VA.
This refugee alert bulletin provides information relevant to Indochinese refugees in the United States. General news of the Indochinese Clearinghouse is provided, along with a partial list of the addresses and phone numbers of refugee assistance centers. Also listed are Vietnamese language publications, mostly journals and newspapers, available for public distribution. The bulletin discusses: (1) the project organized by the Office of Education to evaluate and reconstitute academic credentials of Vietnamese and Cambodian refugees and to enable postsecondary institutions to make decisions concerning the admission and placement of refugees; (2) the Test of English as a Foreign Language offered by the Educational Testing Service; details for eligibility are provided; (3) Vietnamese language radio broadcasts, with times and stations listed; (4) a directory of Vietnamese scholars which is in preparation; and (5) a set of survival vidiotapes to help refugees adjust to American life. A complete list of the refugee education guides is also provided. The eight series cover preschool education, general information, educational administration, elementary education, intermediate and secondary education, bilingual and bicultural education, personnel resources, and the alert bulletins. This issue of the bulletin concludes with a map and figures documenting refugee resettlement in the United States and, for questions concerning refugee resettlement, the addresses and phone numbers of the ten HEW regional offices. (CLK)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Bilingual Education, Bulletins, Cambodian, Credentials, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Guides, Indochinese, Instructional Materials, Publications, Radio, Reading Materials, Refugees, Relocation, Social Adjustment, Vietnamese
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center for Applied Linguistics, Arlington, VA.