ERIC Number: ED337032
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
The Bilingual Education Act: 1988 Legislation. New Focus, No. Occasional Papers in Bilingual Education, Number 7.
Cubillos, Enrique M.
New Focus, n7 Fall 1988
The content of the 1988 Bilingual Education Act, which is part of Public Law 100-297 (the Hawkins/Stafford Elementary and Secondary School Improvement Amendments) and which reauthorized bilingual education through September 30, 1993, is examined. The 1988 reauthorization was the fourth reauthorization of the original Bilingual Education Act of 1968. Major changes are summarized, and general provisions of the parts A, B, C, and D are explained. Part A, Financial Assistance for Bilingual Education Programs, includes transitional bilingual education programs for limited English proficient students, developmental programs, special alternative programs, and family English literacy programs. Part B, Data Collection, Evaluation, and Research, includes grants to state programs, evaluation assistance center, and the National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education. Part C contains Training Technical Assistance provisions, and Part D explains provisions for Administration. The text of the legislation is included. (LB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Bilingual Education Act 1968; Hawkins Stafford Act 1988