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ERIC Number: EJ570287
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-1092-6992
Bilingual Education: Boom or Bust?
Penedes, Chaz
American Language Review, v1 n4 p6-8 Sep-Oct 1997
Although more money is being spent on bilingual education, legislators are becoming increasingly hostile to programs that use languages other than English. Underachievement of primarily Hispanic students is widely seen as a failure of bilingual education, despite evidence suggesting that other, largely socioeconomic factors play a significant role. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
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