ERIC Number: ED143202
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Jun-7
[Statements before the Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education, Committee on Education and Labor, U.S. House of Representatives.].
Molina, John C.; Ridge, Elton W.
This document consists of two statements, one made by John Molina, Director of the Office of Bilingual Education, and the other by Elton W. Ridge, Project Manager of the Lau-Bilingual programs. The statement by Molina discusses the scope and the goals of ESEA Title VII programs and what has been accomplished. Statistics are presented on the number and types of various bilingual programs - teacher training; state aid; and material development, assessment/dissemination, and training/resource centers. The administration of Title VII bilingual programs is briefly discussed, as are the development of a National Clearinghouse on Bilingual Education and plans for four model demonstration bilingual programs. The statement by Ridge discusses the Bilingual Setaside of Title VII, ESAA (Emergency School Aid Act). The general purpose of these grants is to provide financial assistance to meet the special needs incident to the elimination of minority segregation and discrimination among students and faculty in elementary and secondary schools and to encourage the voluntary elimination, reduction, or prevention of minority group isolation. The administration of these grants is described briefly, and some statistics are given on awards in FY75, 76 and 77. (CFM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Financial Support, Higher Education, Language Instruction, Language Programs, Minority Groups, Non English Speaking, Second Language Learning, Teacher Education
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Equal Educational Opportunities.; Office of Bilingual Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Bilingual Education Act 1968; Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title VII; Emergency School Aid Act 1972