ERIC Number: ED166935
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Jul
Resources in Bilingual Education: A Preliminary Guide to Government Agency Programs of Interest to Minority Language Groups.
National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education, Arlington, VA.
This document identifies some government agencies and the programs they administer that address minority group needs and is the first section of "Resources in Bilingual Education," a publication designed to address the information needs of the bilingual community. The format is designed to provide easy identification of available funding, contact person, authorizing legislation and regulation or guideline location. The overall agencies that are included are: the National Institute of Education, the U.S. Office of Education, the U.S. Department of the Interior, and the U.S. Department of Labor. A number of programs are described within the bureaus of the agencies. Among the listings are: (1) Civil Rights Technical Assistance and Training, Educationally Deprived Children, and Follow Through Programs under the Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education; (2) Adult Education and Bilingual Vocational Training under the Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education; (3) Bilingual Education under the Office of Bilingual Education; (4) Indian Education under the Office of Indian Education; (5) Vocational Education under the Office of Research and Planning; and (6) Teacher Corps and Ethnic Heritage Studies Program under the Office of Education. Information on Federal Government publications and other publications are included, and Congressional committees and subcommittees and Congressmen are listed. (SW)
Descriptors: Adult Education, American Indians, Bilingual Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Government Publications, Higher Education, Minority Groups, Program Descriptions, Resource Materials, Teacher Education, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Vocational Education
National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education, 1500 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 802, Rosslyn, Virginia 22209 ($4.50)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education, Arlington, VA.