ERIC Number: ED359795
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Data Collection Report on Language Minority Children.
Data on language minority children and related services in Maine are presented in tables, charts, and graphs, without narration. Data are presented in these forms: numbers of language minority and limited-English-proficient (LEP) children in public schools (by school district) and non-public schools (by school); additional characteristics of language minority and LEP children, including time in United States, refugee status, receiving supplemental instruction or not, retained in same grade in 1990, referred and/or placed in special education, dropped out, enrolled in vocational education, enrolled in Chapter 1 programs (Elementary Secondary Education Act); support services for LEP children beyond the regular classroom, including bilingual education, English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) instruction, ESL in lieu of English language arts, ESL pullout, ESL tutoring, ESL after school, summer school ESL, adult education ESL, and sheltered English); methods of identifying LEP children; local public and private costs of LEP children's support services, by service; native languages spoken; trends in bilingual and language minority enrollments since 1985-86; districts with high concentrations of language minority enrollment; enrollment patterns in districts with low-incidence language minority enrollment; patterns in Title VII funded projects; and language minority performance on the Maine Educational Assessment, 1988-92. (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education, Children, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Identification, Limited English Speaking, Minority Groups, Private Schools, Public Schools, School Districts, Secondary School Students, State Surveys, Student Characteristics
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Maine State Dept. of Education, Augusta. Bureau of Administrative Services.