ERIC Number: EJ283448
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Feb
Is There an American Tradition of Bilingual Education? German in the Public Elementary Schools, 1840-1919.
Schlossman, Steven L.
American Journal of Education, v91 n2 p139-86 Feb 1983
Examines the history of German language instruction in American elementary schools (focusing on four midwestern school districts) in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Highlights past administrative and political developments and issues that remain of concern for bilingual education programs today. (Author/MJL)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Bilingual Education, Community Attitudes, Curriculum Development, Economic Factors, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, German, Immigrants, Native Language Instruction, Political Issues, Program Implementation, Teacher Recruitment, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Indiana (Indianapolis); Missouri (Saint Louis); Ohio (Cincinnati); Wisconsin (Milwaukee)