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ERIC Number: ED145686
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Pages: 223
Abstractor: N/A
Bilingual Schools for a Bicultural Community. Miami's Adaptation to the Cuban Refugees.
Mackey, William Francis; Beebe, Von Nieda
This account of the development of bilingual schooling in Miami's bicultural community is addressed to others wishing to apply, modify or improve any one of the many types of bilingual schooling. The Dade County bilingual education experience is discussed under the following headings: (1) "Language Education in the American Context," (2) "Spanish in Florida and the Cuban Resettlement," (3) "The Shaping of the Bilingual Homeland," (4) "Cuban Children in Miami Schools," (5) "A Bilingual School for Cubans and Americans," (6) "Adapting the Biethnic Model," (7) "Expansion and Standardization," and (8) "Support for Bilingual Schooling." Appendices include: (1) a check list of variables in evaluating bilingual education, (2) a discussion of language policy, bilingual schooling, and bicultural classes, (3) the Miami declaration of official bilingualism, (4) a survey of private schools, and (5) highlights of Dade County's bilingual program, 1974-75. A list of books on bilingual education and a glossary of terms conclude the volume. (CLK)
Newbury House Publishers, Inc., 68 Middle Road, Rowley, Massachusetts 01969 ($10.95)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Language: N/A
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Florida (Miami)