ERIC Number: EJ647793
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
You Can't Have a Rainbow without a Tormenta: A Description of an IHE's Response to a Community Need for a Dual-Language School.
Clark, Ellen R.; Flores, Belinda B.; Riojas-Cortez, Mari; Smith, Howard L.
Bilingual Research Journal, v26 n1 p123-47 Spr 2002
A local university worked with a Texas elementary school serving mostly Mexican Americans to implement a two-way bilingual program, provide inservice and graduate course work for faculty, provide parent training, connect with the community, and provide field experiences for undergraduate bilingual education teachers. Test scores and community attitudes towards the school have improved. (Contains 61 references.) (TD)
Descriptors: Affiliated Schools, Bilingual Teachers, Case Studies, College School Cooperation, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Mexican American Education, Partnerships in Education, School Community Relationship, School Culture, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Education, Two Way Immersion Programs
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Texas