ERIC Number: ED355804
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Foreign Language Assistance Act Summary Report. National Foreign Language Center Working Papers.
Draper, Jamie B.
This report is a summary of the Foreign Language Assistance Act. The Act, enacted as part of the Augustus Hawkins-Robert Stafford Elementary and Secondary Education Improvement Act of 1988 (PL100-297), provides formula grants to state education agencies for the creation of model elementary and secondary foreign language education programs in local school districts. It also provides an opportunity for an examination of federal foreign language policy from inception to implementation. This report summarizes the following: legislative history, funding, administration, and implementation of the Act, and individual state plans for foreign language programs. A contact person for each state is provided. (VWL)
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Policy Formation, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Programs, Statewide Planning
National Foreign Language Center at the Johns Hopkins University, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036 ($3 prepaid).
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Johns Hopkins Univ., Washington, DC. National Foreign Language Center.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Hawkins Stafford Act 1988