ERIC Number: ED210398
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Guide to the Administration of Bilingual/Bicultural Education Programs in the Detroit Public Schools.
Valbuena, Felix Mario; And Others
This is an administrative guide for bilingual/bicultural education programs in the Detroit, Michigan, public schools. The first section of the guide provides background on the legal mandate for bilingual education. Section two discusses the identification and selection of limited English-speaking ability pupils for bilingual services. The third section reviews issues pertinent to the selection and maintenance of qualified bilingual education personnel. In section four, the selection of an appropriate educational design is considered through the analysis of six potential bilingual classroom models. Section five covers parent and community participation, and section six offers lists of resource materials, and consultant personnel. Extensive appendices include: (1) a discussion on the historical development of bilingual/bicultural education; (2) the text of Michigan Public Act 294 (1974); (3) a pupil profile form; (4) sample letters to parents in several languages; (5) job descriptions for central and regional program personnel; and (6) a glossary of terminology. (APM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Detroit Public Schools, MI. Dept. of Bilingual Education.