ERIC Number: ED125261
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Sep
"A Better Chance to Learn: Bilingual Bicultural Education," U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. A Review and Analysis.
Pemberton, S. Macpherson
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights report, "A Better Chance to Learn: Bilingual Bicultural Education," is summarized from sociological, psychological, and anthropological perspectives to indicate its contribution to our understanding of the social, cultural, and intellectual aspects of education. This study summarizes significant facts from the report relating to immigration, language barriers, and the educational and learning difficulties of children from non-English speaking backgrounds. The paper outlines the recommendations of the report and concludes with a discussion of its policy implications. (DB)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Civil Rights, Cultural Background, Culture Conflict, Educational Policy, Educational Psychology, English (Second Language), Equal Education, Language Programs, Minority Groups, Non English Speaking, Program Development, Psychology, Self Concept, Social Influences
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.