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ERIC Number: ED434529
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 127
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-325-00129-4
ISSN: N/A
Condemned without a Trial: Bogus Arguments against Bilingual Education.
Krashen, Stephen D.
An expert on second language acquisition examines and refutes five commonly offered arguments against bilingual education: (1) it is responsible for the high Hispanic dropout rate; (2) most immigrants succeed without bilingual education; (3) the United States is the only nation that has bilingual education; (4) bilingual education failed in California; and (5) public opinion is against bilingual education. A final chapter comments on J. Greene's "A Meta-Analysis of the Effectiveness of Bilingual Education," a study that re-analyzed existing data on bilingual education. Contents are indexed. Contains 13 references. (MSE)
Heinemann, 361 Hanover Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3912. Tel: 603-431-7894.
Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: California