ERIC Number: ED193971
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Feb
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Children's English and Services Study. Final Report.
This report is a result of a survey that was conducted to facilitate an assessment of current needs for bilingual education in the United States. It details the procedures used in conducting a count of the number of limited English-speaking ability (LESA) students and adults in the U. S. The introductory section summarizes the criteria used for classifying children as LESA and describes the data collection, weighting procedures, and population estimates. Volume 1 summarizes the procedures of the count, giving the background and purpose of the report, and discusses the instrumentation, data collection procedures, data analysis plans, and the results of the count. Included are copies of the questionnaires used in the survey as well as population tables. Volume 2 gives more technical descriptions of the sample design, instrumentation, and data collection procedures. The material includes an explanation of methodology and supporting statistical information used in its development, as well as statistical results from the data collection. Background legislation and methodological procedures are appended. (PJM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.; National Center for Education Statistics (DHEW), Washington, DC.
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