ERIC Number: ED318245
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Language Census Report for California Public Schools, 1989.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Office of Program Evaluation and Research.
Data on California public school enrollments and staff relating to minority languages are presented in tabular and map distribution form, with some summary narrative. Tables include: (1) trends in number of limited-English-proficient (LEP) students by county since from 1985-89; (2) number of LEP students by county and grade, 1989; (3) LEP students as a percentage of total enrollment, 1981-85; (4) number of fluent-English-proficient students (FEP) by county and grade, 1989; (5) number of LEP students by county and language; (6) trends in number of LEP students by language, 1985-89; (7) number of LEP students by grade and language, 1989; (8) number of LEP and FEP students by language, 1989; (9) number of LEP students in bilingual instructional programs, 1989; (10) number of schools using state-approved oral language assessment instruments for initial LEP identification, 1989; (11) number of LEP students and redesignated LEP students, 1981-89; (12) number of bilingual staff members by county and classification, 1989; and (13) number of bilingual staff members by language and classification. Maps show concentrations of LEP students in general, by district, 1989, and by primary language (Spanish, Vietnamese, Cantonese, Cambodian, and Pilipino). Sections of the education code relating to the language census are appended. (MSE)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Bilingual Teacher Aides, Bilingual Teachers, Cambodian, Census Figures, Chinese, Enrollment Trends, Geographic Distribution, Limited English Speaking, Maps, Public Schools, Spanish, State Surveys, Tagalog, Trend Analysis, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Vietnamese
Bureau of Publications, Sales Unit, California State Department of Education, P.O. Box 271, Sacramento, CA 95802-0271.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Office of Program Evaluation and Research.
Identifiers - Location: California