ERIC Number: ED284421
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Apr-1
Reference Count: 0
Bilingual Education: Language, Learning and Politics. A Special Report.
Education Week, spec suppl p19-50 Apr 1, 1987
This special supplement to an education newspaper focuses on the status of bilingual education in the United States. Fifteen articles discuss the historical perspective, research needs, programs, and problems. Topics addressed include: the role of immigration in the development of bilingual education; federal bilingual education policy; limited-English-speaking students; the English-only movement; translation of bilingual education research into policy; effectiveness of bilingual education; extralinguistic information; advantages and disadvantages of bilingualism; controversial research; the research practice relationship; Indian bilingual education; and the future of bilingual education. (CB)
Descriptors: American Indians, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Federal Government, Futures (of Society), Immigrants, Instructional Effectiveness, Language Attitudes, Language Research, Limited English Speaking, Public Education, Public Policy, Relevance (Education), Research and Development, Second Language Instruction, Theory Practice Relationship
Education Week, Suite 775, 1255 23rd St., N.W., Washington, DC 20037 ($2.00 each for single copies, $1.00 each for 10 to 25 copies, and $0.75 each for more than 25 copies, plus postage).
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
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