ERIC Number: ED369292
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Aug
Summary of the Bilingual Education State Educational Agency Program Survey of States' Limited English Proficient Persons and Available Educational Services, 1991-1992.
Henderson, Allison; And Others
Information submitted by state education agencies in a survey concerning limited-English-proficient (LEP) populations and available educational services in 1991-92 is summarized. The report contains data in tabular and graphic form with some narrative analysis. An introductory section describes the national study and state surveys, data limitations, and report's structure. Subsequent sections detail the enrollment of LEP students in elementary and secondary schools, the educational condition of this population (retention and dropout rates, academic test performance, and data limitations), methods and criteria used for identification of LEP students, and educational programs for LEP students at the federal, state, and local levels, including enrollment data. Appended materials include the state survey data review procedures, supplementary tables by state, and the survey form. (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Bilingual Education Programs, Dropout Rate, Educational Assessment, Educational Background, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment Rate, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Federal Programs, Identification, Limited English Speaking, National Surveys, Scores, State Programs, State Surveys, Student Characteristics
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Westat, Inc., Rockville, MD.; Development Associates, Inc., Arlington, VA.