ERIC Number: ED335945
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Jun-30
The Condition of Bilingual Education in the Nation: A Report to the Congress and the President.
Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of the Secretary.
This report fulfills a requirement by the United States Department of Education to submit information on the condition of bilingual education in the nation. The report begins with a brief discussion of the history of bilingual education in the United States and a discussion of how bilingual education relates to the six national education goals identified by the President and the nation's governors. Chapter II provides an assessment of the need for bilingual education, as well as the needs of limited-English-proficient students, and the responses of school districts to meet those needs. Chapter III describes the instructional programs and the research and training activities administered by the Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (OBEMLA). Chapter IV discusses the coordination of OBEMLA with other agencies and programs, and Chapter V identifies future issues in the Federal government's role in bilingual education. (JL)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of the Secretary.