ERIC Number: ED259067
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Mar
Reference Count: 0
New Directions in Late '80s. National Advisory and Coordinating Council on Bilingual Education. Ninth Annual Report, 1984-1985.
National Advisory Council on Bilingual Education, Washington, DC.
The first section of the ninth annual report of the National Advisory and Coordinating Council on Bilingual Education (NACCBE) provides an overview of the Council's functions and activities. It also discusses current bilingual education law; the changed structure of the advisory council; the new doors opened by the 1984 Amendments of the Bilingual Education Act; the language groups served by the Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (OBEMLA); multifunctional support centers; capacity building projects; and public hearing recommendations. Section 2 discusses the state of bilingual education at the national level, and also presents data from a number of states about state programs. Section 3 assesses the National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education. Section 4 looks at relevant research. The final section offers recommendations for change. Appended are a glossary; a list of acronyms used in the report; OBEMLA and NACCBE budgets: 1983-85; NACCBE's charter; and the names and business addresses of NACCBE members. (RDN)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Education Programs, Bilingual Teachers, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Federal Legislation, Limited English Speaking, Minority Group Children, Second Language Learning, Second Languages, State Legislation, State Programs, Teacher Education
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Advisory Council on Bilingual Education, Washington, DC.