ERIC Number: EJ409737
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
The Research on Bilingual Education.
Rossell, Christine H.
Equity and Choice, v6 n2 p29-36 Win 1990
Reviews research literature on the effectiveness of bilingual education programs. Argues that scientifically valid evaluation studies offer no consistent support for transitional bilingual education as a superior practice for improving the English-language achievement of limited English proficient (LEP) children and, in fact, suggest evidence of some negative effects. (AF)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Teachers, Educational Research, English (Second Language), Instructional Effectiveness, Language Proficiency, Language Tests, Limited English Speaking, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Research Needs, School Law, Standardized Tests, Teacher Certification
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Bilingual Education Act 1968; Civil Rights Act 1964 Title VII