ERIC Number: EJ442368
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Biliteracy Contexts, Continua, and Contrasts: Policy and Curriculum for Cambodian and Puerto Rican Students in Philadelphia.
Hornberger, Nancy H.
Education and Urban Society, v24 n2 p196-211 Feb 1992
Presents a framework of biliteracy development focusing on the following three continua: (1) the macro-micro continuum of policy; (2) the monolingual-bilingual continuum; and (3) the oral-literate continuum. These are discussed in the contexts of Cambodian and Puerto Rican students in two public elementary schools in Philadelphia. (SLD)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Education Programs, Cambodians, Curriculum Development, Educational Policy, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, English (Second Language), Language of Instruction, Limited English Speaking, Literacy Education, Minority Group Children, Public Schools, Puerto Ricans, Urban Schools, Urban Youth
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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