ERIC Number: ED533466
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Feb
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
Language Minority Students Account for Most of California's Enrollment Growth in the Last Decade. EL Facts, Number 1
Rumberger, Russell W.
University of California Linguistic Minority Research Institute
Enrollment of language minority students continues to outpace overall enrollment growth. In the ten-year period from 1991-92 to 2001-02, California's public schools added more than one million students, an increase of 20 percent. In the same period, the number of English learners (ELs) increased by 44 percent and the number of Fluent English Proficient (FEP) students increased by 41 percent. Altogether, language minority students represented more than 70 percent of the increase in student enrollment over this period.
Descriptors: Language Minorities, Minority Group Students, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), English Language Learners, Public Schools, Enrollment, Enrollment Trends, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis
University of California Linguistic Minority Research Institute. 4722 South Hall MC 3220, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-3220. Tel: 805-893-2250; Fax: 805-893-8673; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://escholarship.org/uc/lmri
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: University of California Linguistic Minority Research Institute (UC LMRI)
Identifiers - Location: California