Bibliography: Bilingual Education (page 077 of 829)

This annotated bibliography is reformatted and customized by the Center for Positive Practices.  Some of the authors featured on this page include Francis X. Sutman, John A. Hubert, Laura Ferguson, John R. Edwards, Christine H. Rossell, Carletta Suina-Lowery, Keith Baker, Roger Pillet, Joseph E. Barry, and Mary McGroarty.

Rossell, Christine H. (1990). The Research on Bilingual Education, Equity and Choice. Reviews research literature on the effectiveness of bilingual education programs. Argues that scientifically valid evaluation studies offer no consistent support for transitional bilingual education as a superior practice for improving the English-language achievement of limited English proficient (LEP) children and, in fact, suggest evidence of some negative effects. Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Teachers, Educational Research, English (Second Language)

Edwards, John R. (1980). Critics and Criticism of Bilingual Education, Modern Language Journal. Examines bilingual education policy in the United States claiming that the intertwining of policy positions, personal values, and social science in writings of proponents of bilingual education has not always regarded criticism in the fairest of lights. Suggests greater examination of implementation of cultural pluralism policy and role of government needed. Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Policy, Government Role

Cruz, Carmen A. (1993). A Selected Bibliography of Bilingual Education, Illinois Schools Journal. Offers an annotated bibliography of 42 bilingual education sources designed to provide educators with current information that will help them make informed decisions about issues related to bilingual education. Lists 22 articles and conference papers, 10 books, and 10 dissertations. The publication dates range from 1986 to 1992. Descriptors: American Indians, Annotated Bibliographies, Bilingual Education, Books

Santos, Sheryl L. (1983). With Liberty and Bilingual Education for All, NABE: The Journal for the National Association for Bilingual Education. Stresses that if bilingual education is to survive and grow, it is necessary to educate the general public about the benefits of bilingualism for both the limited English speaking and the English dominant, regardless of ethnicity. Suggests 10 strategies for promoting bilingual education and nurturing positive attitudes and commitments. Descriptors: Attitude Change, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Education Programs, Bilingualism

Prince, Cynthia D.; Hubert, John A. (1994). Measuring the Cost of Bilingual Education, Journal of Educational Issues of Language Minority Students. Results of a recent cost analysis of bilingual education programs in Connecticut are presented, and the need for more accurate data on program costs is suggested. The study explored the feasibility of developing a statewide model to determine the cost of bilingual education. (Contains six references.) Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Cost Effectiveness, Data Collection, English (Second Language)

Bailey, Max A. (1993). Bilingual Education: Legal Perspectives and Policy Considerations, Illinois Schools Journal. Identifies some constitutional, statutory, and case law that has affected bilingual education in the federal courts and the state courts and legislatures. Discusses ideas about public policy within the context of the current status of bilingual education, and suggests ways to improve policy and make better informed decisions. Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Court Litigation

Sutman, Francis X. (1979). Bilingual Education: Unsolved Problem on America's Agenda, Science Teacher. The status of bilingual education in the United States is discussed with emphasis on science teaching. The impetus for the article comes from a final report of the office of Bilingual Education which states that one-half of the children with limited English proficiency are of Spanish-language background. Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Teachers, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education

Cordasco, Francesco (1981). The Continuing Controversy Over Bilingual Education, USA Today. Maintaining that "bilingual education is a promising tool, but it is not without controversy," this article presents an overview of bilingual education from an historical perspective, factors which have influenced the success or failure of bilingual programs in the past, and the future needs of bilingual programs, including better teacher education and more effective materials. Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Assessment, Educational Needs

Rossell, Christine H.; Baker, Keith (1996). The Educational Effectiveness of Bilingual Education, Research in the Teaching of English. Shows that of the 300 bilingual program evaluations studied only 72 were methodologically acceptable and of that 72 only 22% found traditional bilingual education better than regular classroom instruction when the outcome is reading, 7% when the outcome is language, and 9% when the outcome is math. Suggests that findings do not favor transition bilingual education. Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Education Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Students

Barry, Joseph E. (1983). Politics, Bilingual Education, and the Curriculum, Educational Leadership. Using the varying perspectives on bilingual education concerning the status quo of students, the future of society, and curriculum methods and delivery systems, the author examines the events and opinions that have shaped the history of bilingual education from the mid-1960's to the present. Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Cultural Pluralism, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education

Pillet, Roger (1977). Bilingual Education: A Validation of FLES, French Review. An overview of the status and goals of bilingual education in terms of the FLES experience. It is suggested that bilingual education will be successful if it is properly documented in terms of program achievement. A central agency is needed to interpret and disseminate data collected at the local level. Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Cultural Pluralism, Elementary Education

Suina-Lowery, Carletta (1979). Bilingual Education and the Pueblo Indians, Journal of American Indian Education. Federal and state bilingual education legislation since 1923 has not enhanced the education of Pueblo Indian children in New Mexico. Lacking public school control, Pueblo Indians have resisted the establishment of bilingual education programs for their children. Bilingual-bicultural program development must be preceded by giving Pueblos community control.   [More]  Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian Languages, Bilingual Education

McGroarty, Mary (1992). The Societal Context of Bilingual Education, Educational Researcher. Examines the social factors that contribute to the tensions surrounding the debate over bilingual education. Discusses the "English-only" movement, the "English-Plus" coalition, and shrinking funds for bilingual education at a time of rising acceptance of its benefits in the educational community. Descriptors: Adult Education, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Conflict

Ferguson, Laura; Bigelow, Betsy (1987). Integration and Two-Way Bilingual Education, Equity and Choice. Describes the Amigos Program at Maynard School, Cambridge, MA, a two-way bilingual education program. Success of the program and efforts at equal education result from teamwork between desegregation and bilingual education officers and the following elements: (1) site; (2) funding; (3) evaluation; (4) racial balance; and (5) parent support. Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education Programs, Desegregation Plans, Elementary Education

Yu, Eui-Young (1980). Korean Bilingual Education in Sociological Perspectives, Bilingual Resources. Describes some of the occupational, social, and emotional difficulties of Korean immigrants in the United States. Explains the need for bilingual education and recommends bilingual education strategies for Korean adults and children. (Journal availability: National Dissemination and Assessment Center, California State University, 5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032.) Descriptors: Adult Education, Bilingual Education, Economic Development, Educational Attainment

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