ERIC Number: EJ605565
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
The Bilingual Education Act: Language Minority Students and Equal Educational Opportunity.
Wiese, Ann-Marie; Garcia, Eugene E.
Bilingual Research Journal, v22 n1 p1-18 Win 1998
Traces the Bilingual Education Act's (BEA) evolution from its inception (1968) through its most recent reauthorization (1994) as the primary federal legislative effort to provide equal educational opportunity to language minorities. Discusses assimilation versus multiculturalism as a philosophical basis for education reforms, litigation preceding the BEA, local control, bilingualism as a priority, and issues for future reauthorizations. Contains 38 references. (Author/SV)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Bilingual Education Act 1968