ERIC Number: EJ463490
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Can Parental Involvement and Bilingual Education Save Our Language Minority Children from Becoming Disempowered and Disenfranchised?
Figueroa, Jose R.
Illinois Schools Journal, v72 n2 p40-49 1993
Explores the role of parent involvement and bilingual education in improving the educational experience of language minority students, particularly in urban settings. Asks whether parent involvement is a feasible solution, and looks at the chance that bilingual education will decrease dropouts and empower students. (JB)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Dropout Prevention, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Ethnic Groups, High Risk Students, Language Proficiency, Limited English Speaking, Minority Group Children, Parent Participation, Parent Role, Parent School Relationship, Second Language Learning, Special Needs Students, Urban Education, Urban Youth
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A