ERIC Number: ED353833
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Two-Way Bilingual Programs in the United States. 1992-1993 Supplement.
Christian, Donna; Mahrer, Cindy
The first annual supplement to the 1991-1992 directory of two-way bilingual education programs in the United States profiles new and some existing programs in which language-minority and language-majority children are instructed in and through both languages. this volume contains data on 25 programs in Alaska, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Texas, and Virginia. Each program profile includes most of the following categories: school name(s) and address(es); contact persons; languages used; year the program began; ethnic/racial composition of the school; criteria for selecting and accepting students; recruitment procedures; grade levels served and changes anticipated; funding sources; program materials available to others; program objectives; classroom language use for instruction; method of separating languages for instruction; language of initial reading instruction; grouping; percentage of teachers and program staff proficient in both languages; program evaluation procedures; parent involvement; community response to the program; school board's view of the program; and most important program features. (MSE)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Chinese, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Financial Support, Haitian Creole, Korean, Parent Participation, Portuguese, Program Descriptions, Program Design, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Russian, School Community Relationship, Spanish, Student Characteristics, Student Recruitment, Two Way Immersion Programs, Uncommonly Taught Languages
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Research on Cultural Diversity and Second Language Learning, Santa Cruz, CA.; Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Alaska; Arizona; California; Connecticut; Florida; Massachusetts; Michigan; New Jersey; New York; Texas; Virginia