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Selected Readings on Bilingual Education

April 01, 1987 3 min read
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Assembly Office of Research. Bilingual Education: Learning English in California. Sacramento, Calif.: Joint Publications Office, 1986.

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. Building an Indivisible Nation: Bilingual Education in Context. Alexandria, Va.: ASCD, April 1987.

Baker, Keith A., and de Kanter, Adriana A., eds. Bilingual Education: A Reappraisal of Federal Policy. Lexington, Mass.: Lexington Books, 1983.

Bikales, Gerda, and Imhoff, Gary. “A Kind of Discordant Harmony: Issues in Assimilation.’' Discussion Series No. 2. Washington, D.C.: U.S. English, 1985.

California State Department of Education, office of bilingual/bicultural education. Schooling and Language Minority Students: A Theoretical Framework. Los Angeles: California State University, 1981. Articles by Jim Cummins, Stephen D. Krashen, Dorothy Legaretta-Marcaida, Tracy D. Terrell, and Eleanor W. Thonis.
------Studies on Immersion Education. Sacramento, Calif.: California State Department of Education, 1984. Articles by Wallace E. Lambert, Fred Genessee, and Eduardo Hernandez-Chavez.
------"Basic Principles for the Education of Language-Minority Students: An Overview.’' Sacramento, Calif.: California State Department of Education, 1983.

Castellanos, Diego. The Best of Two Worlds: Bilingual-Bicultural Education in the U.S. Trenton, N.J.: New Jersey State Department of Education, 1983.

Cummins, Jim. “Empowering Minority Students: A Framework for Intervention.’' Harvard Educational Review 56, No. 1 (Feb. 1986): 18-36.

Gonzalez, Josue M. “Coming of Age in Bilingual/Bicultural Education: A Historical Perspective.’' Inequality in Education 19 (Feb. 1975): 5-17.

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

Hakuta, Kenji, and Gould, Laurie J. “Synthesis of Research on Bilingual Education.’' Educational Leadership 44 (March 1987): 38-45.

Hakuta, Kenji, and Snow, Catherine. “The Role of Research in Policy Decisions about Bilingual Education.’' NABE News 9, No. 3 (Spring 1986): 1, 18-21.

Kloss, Heinz. The American Bilingual Tradition. Rowley, Mass.: Newbury House Publishers, 1977.

Krashen, Stephen D. Inquiries and Insights: Second Language Learning, Immersion & Bilingual Education, Literacy. Hayward, Calif.: Alemany Press, 1985.
------The Input Hypothesis: Issues and Implications. London: Longman, 1985.
------Principles and Practice in Second Language Acquisition. Oxford, England: Pergamon Press, 1982.

Krashen, Stephen D., and Terrell, Tracy D. The Natural Approach: Language Acquisition in the Classroom. Hayward, Calif.: Alemany Press, 1983.

Medicine, Bea. “‘Speaking Indian': Parameters of Language Use Among American Indians.’' National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education, Focus 6 (March 1981).

Ovando, Carlos J., and Collier, Virginia P. Bilingual and ESL Classrooms: Teaching in Multicultural Contexts. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1985.

Reyhner, Jon, ed. Teaching the Indian Child: A Bilingual/Multicultural Approach. Billings, Mont.: Eastern Montana College, 1986.

Stein, Colman B. Jr. Sink or Swim: The Politics of Bilingual Education. New York: Praeger, 1986.

St. Clair, Robert, and Leap, William, eds. Language Renewal among American Indian Tribes: Issues, Problems, and Prospects. Rosslyn, Va.: National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education, 1982.

Troike, Rudolph C. “Synthesis of Research on Bilingual Education.’' Educational Leadership 14 (March 1981): 498-504.
------"Research Evidence for the Effectiveness of Bilingual Education.’' NABE Journal 3, No. 1 (1978): 13-24.

U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Education and Labor. Compendium of Papers on the Topic of Bilingual Education. Serial No. 99-R, 1986. Articles by Rudolph C. Troike, James E. Alatis, Kenji Hakuta and Catherine Snow, Daniel M. Ulibarri, and Concepcion M. Valadez.

U.S. General Accounting Office. Bilingual Education: A New Look at the Research Evidence. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1987.

“When Children Speak Little English: How Effective Is Bilingual Education?’' Harvard Education Letter 2, No. 6 (Nov. 1986): 1-4.

Willig, Ann C. “A Meta-Analysis of Selected Studies on the Effectiveness of Bilingual Education.’' Review of Educational Research 55, No. 3 (Fall 1985): 269-317.

Zamora, Gloria R. “Understanding Bilingual Education.’' Backgrounder Series. Boston: National Coalition of Advocates for Students, 1987.


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