ERIC Number: ED465267
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Jun-24
Reference Count: N/A
Examining the Bilingual Education Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Youth and Families of the Committee on Education and the Workforce. House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, First Session (Washington, DC, June 24, 1999).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
This Congressional hearing on the Bilingual Education Act examines current law and changes necessary to ensure that it provides limited English speaking students with the best possible educational opportunities. After opening statements by Chairman Michael Castle and Representative Carlos Romero-Barcelo, both of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Youth and Families of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives, there are four statements by the following individuals: Joseph Farley, elementary school principal, California; Martha Bujanda, former student, Texas; Sylvia Hatton, executive director, Region I Education Service Center, Texas; Don Soifer, executive vice president, Lexington Institute, Virginia; and Hector Ayala, teacher and director of English for the Children, Arizona. The six appendixes present opening statements and written statements. (SM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Federal Legislation, Hearings, Hispanic American Students, Immigrants, Limited English Speaking
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Identifiers - Location: Arizona; California; Texas