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ERIC Number: ED275206
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Jun
Pages: 134
Abstractor: N/A
Issues of Parent Involvement and Literacy. Proceedings of the Symposium Held at Trinity College (Washington, D.C. June 6-7, 1986).
Simich-Dudgeon, Carmen, Ed.
The symposium on Issues of Parent Involvement and Literacy marked the culmination of a collaborative project of Trinity College in Washington, D.C. and the Arlington (Virginia) Public Schools to reach out to limited-English-proficient (LEP) parents. Papers include: "Bilingual Education Policies: An Overview"; "Parent Involvement: Implications for Limited English-Proficient Parents"; "Literacy and the Limited English Population: A National Perspective"; "Elementary Literacy Materials"; "Directions in Literacy for Secondary LEP Students"; "Meeting the Educational Needs of the Nonliterate Limited-English-Speaking Adult"; "Basic Skills Education in the Army"; "Language and Community Building: An Intergenerational Approach"; "Literacy in the Refugee Camps in Southeast Asia";"Illiteracy: How a School District Copes"; "Adult Illiteracy: Implications for Parent Involvement"; "Cultural Issues in Indochinese Parent Involvement"; "Parental Involvement: Building on Overseas Initiatives"; "Cross-Cultural Policy Issues in Minority and Majority Parent Involvement"; "Why Parent Tutors? Cultural Reasons"; "Parents as Tutors"; "Project Welcome"; "Parents Assisting in Learning"; and "Development of Parental Involvement in Bilingual Vocational Education. The appendices include 10 pages listing curricula and materials, videos, and other publications. (MSE)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For individual papers, see FL 016 191-198.