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ERIC Number: ED368194
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Dec
Pages: 104
Abstractor: N/A
Educating Language Minority Students: Laws, Regulations, Policies and Guidelines in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Aguiar, Manuel; Keenan, James
Current versions of Massachusetts state laws, regulations, policy statements, and guidelines concerning the education of limited-English-proficient (LEP) children are compiled here. They include: a policy statement from the state board of education; a synopsis of the mandatory transitional bilingual education law of 1971, in question-and-answer form; the text of the same law; regulations for administering transitional bilingual education programs; guidelines for parental involvement in bilingual programs; guidelines and program models in the education of language minority students; the text of legislation prohibiting discrimination in public schools; regulations concerning access to educational opportunities; guidelines for designing appropriate education programs for small LEP populations (less than 20 in a school district for a given first language) at different grade levels; and legislation concerning establishment of a state bureau of transitional bilingual education. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston.