ERIC Number: EJ542896
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Equal Educational Opportunity for Language Minority Students: From Policy to Practice at Oyster Bilingual School.
Freeman, Rebecca D.
Issues in Applied Linguistics, v6 n1 p39-63 Jun 1995
Based on a two-year ethnographic and discourse analytic study of Oyster Bilingual School in Washington, DC, this article illustrates what educational opportunity means for the linguistically, culturally, and economically diverse student population participating in a successful two-way Spanish-English bilingual program. Presents micro-level classroom analysis demonstrating how team-teachers work together to help students develop academic skills in both languages. (31 references) (Author/CK)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education Programs, Elementary School Students, English (Second Language), Equal Education, Ethnic Groups, Ethnography, Group Dynamics, Limited English Speaking, Second Language Instruction, Sociocultural Patterns, Socioeconomic Influences, Spanish Speaking, Team Teaching
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue: Sociolinguistics and Language Minorities.