ERIC Number: ED198746
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jan
The Current Status of Bilingual Education Legislation: An Update. Bilingual Education Series: 9. Papers in Applied Linguistics.
Gray, Tracy C., Comp.; And Others
This compendium reproduces all currently effective federal and state legislation, as well as federal court decisions, regarding bilingual education. States are found to fall into one of four categories: (1) those that mandate instruction in English only for public and nonpublic schools (five states); (2) those that mandate English-only instruction for public schools only (two states); (3) those that have no bilingual or English-only provisions (twelve states); and (4) those that have bilingual provisions or that mandate bilingual education (thirty-one states). (JB)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Court Doctrine, Court Litigation, Educational Legislation, Federal Courts, Federal Legislation, Public Policy, State Legislation
Center for Applied Linguistics, 3520 Prospect Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20007 ($7.25)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC.