ERIC Number: ED533462
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Feb
Abstractor: As Provided
Primary Language Instruction in California Continues to Decline. EL Facts, Number 2
Rumberger, Russell W.
University of California Linguistic Minority Research Institute
Two main instructional approaches have been used to educate English learners in California--English language development (ELD) together with academic instruction in the primary language (bilingual education), and ELD with or without Specially Designed Academic Instruction in English (SDAIE). Since the passage of Proposition 227 in June 1998, native language instruction in California's classrooms has continued to decline.
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Language Acquisition, Native Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Limited English Speaking
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: University of California Linguistic Minority Research Institute (UC LMRI)
Identifiers - Location: California
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Proposition 227 (California 1998)