ERIC Number: ED152864
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
School Districts, Limited English-speaking Students and the Law. No. 2 in the Bilingual Education Mini-Booklet Series.
Olympia School District, WA.
This booklet contains the major mandates, from a variety of sources, used to assist school districts and their personnel in identifying the tasks required by law to fulfill the educational obligations related to equal educational opportunity. It covers specifically a summary of major court cases involving bilingual education; Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and its regulations;the May, 1970 Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (DHEW) Memorandum on discrimination against limited English speaking students; the Equal Educational Opportunity Act of 1974; the Bilingual Education Act of 1974; the August, 1975 DHEW "Lau Compliance" Memorandum; and the Education Language Rule adopted by the Washington State Human Rights Commission. (Author/MC)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Bilingual Education, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Language of Instruction, Language Proficiency, Nondiscriminatory Education, Second Language Learning
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Olympia School District, WA.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to the print quality of the original document