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ERIC Number: ED279748
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
A Handbook on California Education for Language Minority Parents--Laotian/English Edition.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Bilingual Education Office.
This bilingual handbook, presented in both Laotian and English, is designed to assist parents of language minority students who live in California. The book is part of the technical assistance effort of the State Department of Education to clarify the operations of California schools to language minority parents so they might better support the education of their children. It provides information on the following: (1) the educational system, enrollment procedures and transportation, especially for elementary and secondary students; (2) basic school programs and curriculum; (3) grades, promotions and testing, with an explanation of the types of tests used in California, such as the California Assessment Program tests and the High School Proficiency tests; (4) bilingual education and other services to students who are of limited English proficiency; (5) additional educational programs and services, such as vocational education, continuation education, advanced placement, adult education, child development programs, and summer school; (6) parental involvement with schools, teachers and administrators; and (7) the structure of the public school system. (PS)
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Asian Americans, Bilingual Education Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Lao, Laotians, Limited English Speaking, Parent Materials, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Program Descriptions, Public Schools, School Organization, Tests
Publications Sales, California State Department of Education, P.O. Box 271, Sacramento, CA, 95802-0271 ($3.25 plus sales tax for California residents).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Bilingual Education Office.