ERIC Number: ED333718
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Tusi Fa'aali mai Kalefonia Mo Matua ma Tupulaga o Samoa = A Handbook on California Education for Language Minority Parents. Samoan/English Edition.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Bilingual Education Office.
This handbook is designed to assist Samoan-speaking parents of students residing in California. It is intended to clarify the operation of schools so parents can better support their children's education. The handbook provides basic information on the educational system and policies in question-and-answer format, addressing topics such as: enrollment; attendance; transportation; curriculum design and requirements; grades; promotions; testing; bilingual education and program design; additional programs and services such as advanced placement, alternative education, continuing, vocational, and adult education, child development, summer school, gifted and talented, and work permits; parent involvement in the schools; and the structure of the public school system. The handbook contains two complete versions, one in Samoan and one in English. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Administrative Policy, Admission Criteria, Adult Education, Ancillary School Services, Bilingual Education, College Admission, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Higher Education, Parent Participation, Public Schools, Samoan, State Universities, Uncommonly Taught Languages
Bureau of Publications, Sales Unit, California Department of Education, P.O. Box 271, Sacramento, CA 958002-0271.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Bilingual Education Office.
Identifiers - Location: California