ERIC Number: EJ463051
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
English and Spanish Acquisition by Limited-Language-Proficient Mexican Americans in a Three-Year Maintenance Bilingual Program.
Escamilla, Kathy; Medina, Marcello, Jr.
Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, v15 n1 p108-20 Feb 1993
Among 187 Arizona Mexican-American children with limited proficiency in both Spanish and English, participation in a maintenance bilingual education program during grades K-2 produced significant gains in oral language acquisition for both languages. Students with the lowest proficiency scores in kindergarten showed the greatest gains. (SV)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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