ERIC Number: ED184304
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Second Annual Report of the National Advisory Council on Bilingual Education.
National Advisory Council on Bilingual Education, Washington, DC.; InterAmerica Research Associates, Rosslyn, VA.
The history and condition of bilingual education in the United States and federal, state, and local administration of Title VII is summarized. The National Advisory Council recommends: (1) that national awareness of bilingual/multicultural education as an asset be encouraged; (2) that Title VII be broadened to reflect the pluralistic, social, and economic diversity of the nation; (3) that increased funding be made available for bilingual/multicultural educators and counselors, materials development and dissemination, test and methods development, project monitors and research; (4) that the Advisory Council become a Presidential Council; (5) that annual regional workshops be conducted to provide technical assistance for programs; (6) that multilingual models be developed for populations in which students of one language group are not sufficient to qualify for funding a bilingual program, but there are sufficient numbers of non-English dominant children of various languages to justify a program; (7) that a statistical survey be made of the number and percentage of limited English speaking students in special education classes; and (8) that a longitudinal study of exemplary demonstration projects to assess the cognitive and affective development of LESA children be conducted. (PMJ)
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Schools, Bilingual Teacher Aides, Bilingual Teachers, Curriculum Design, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, English (Second Language), Federal Legislation, Material Development, Multicultural Education, Second Language Programs, Student Evaluation
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Office of Bilingual Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Advisory Council on Bilingual Education, Washington, DC.; InterAmerica Research Associates, Rosslyn, VA.