ERIC Number: ED152096
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Meeting the Needs of the Bilingual Child. A Historical Perspective of the Nation's First Transitional Bilingual Education Law: Chapter 71A of the Acts of 1971, Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Hailer, Richard M.
This booklet is designed for those interested in an overview of the past five years of progress in bilingual education in Massachusetts. Topics discussed include the need for bilingual education; reasons for the development of bilingual education programs specifically in Massachusetts; the contribution of individuals in the writing of the bilingual education laws; the rationale for transitional bilingual education, as opposed to other forms of bilingual education; program implementation; and future prospects for bilingual education in Massachusetts. A directory of members of the Massachusetts Advisory Council on Bilingual Education concludes the booklet. (CLK)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Language Instruction, Language Maintenance, Language of Instruction, Language Programs, Language Skills, Program Development, Second Language Learning, State Legislation, State Programs, Student Needs, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston. Bureau of Transitional Bilingual Education.
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts