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Bilingual Education: Additional Reading

By Lynn Schnaiberg — March 05, 1997 1 min read
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“Improving Schooling for Language-Minority Children: A Research Agenda,” National Academy Press, 1997.

Bilingual Education in Massachusetts: The Emperor Has No Clothes, by Christine H. Rossell and Keith Baker, Pioneer Institute for Public Policy Research, 1996.

“Summary Report of the Survey of the States’ Limited-English-Proficient Students and Available Educational Programs and Services 1994-1995,” National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education, 1996.

“Acquiring a Second Language for School,” by Virginia P. Collier, National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education, 1995.

“Educational Progress of Students in Bilingual and ESL Programs: A Longitudinal Study, 1990-1994,” New York City Board of Education, 1994.

“Assessing Evaluation Studies: The Case of Bilingual Education Strategies,” National Academy Press, 1992. This report reviews two major longitudinal studies launched in 1983 by the U.S. Department of Education: “The National Longitudinal Study of the Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Services for Language-Minority Limited-English-Proficient Students” and “The Longitudinal Study of Immersion Strategy, Early-exit, and Late-exit Transitional Bilingual Education Programs for Language-Minority Children.”

Hold Your Tongue: Bilingualism and the Politics of “English Only,” by James Crawford, Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., 1992.

Forked Tongue: The Politics of Bilingual Education, by Rosalie Pedalino Porter, Basic Books, 1990. Second edition by Transaction Publishers, 1996.

Bilingual Education: History, Politics, Theory, and Practice, by James Crawford, Crane Publishing Co. Inc., 1989.

Principles and Practice in Second Language Acquisition, by Stephen Krashen, Prentice-Hall International, 1987.

“Bilingual Education: A New Look at the

Research Evidence,” U.S. General Accounting Office, 1987.

Mirror of Language: The Debate on Bilingualism, by Kenji Hakuta, Basic Books, 1986.

A version of this article appeared in the March 05, 1997 edition of Education Week as Bilingual Education: Additional Reading

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