ERIC Number: EJ391049
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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Initial Language Proficiency and Bilingual Reading Achievement in a Transitional Bilingual Educational Program.
Medina, Marcello, Jr.; de la Garza, Jesus V.
NABE: The Journal for the National Association for Bilingual Education, v13 n2 p113-25 Win 1989
Finds that 25 Spanish-dominant Mexican-American students in a transitional bilingual program for grades one-three maintained Spanish reading achievement scores above national norms, and had English reading scores that equaled or surpassed those of 118 English-dominant Mexican-American students in regular classes. Contains 28 references. (SV)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Education Programs, Bilingual Students, Comparative Analysis, Educational Research, Elementary School Students, Mexican American Education, Mexican Americans, Primary Education, Program Effectiveness, Reading Achievement, Transitional Programs, Validated Programs
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Arizona