Bilingual Education Act Amendments of 1987
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Bilingual Education Act Amendments of 1987 report (to accompany S. 1238) by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English


  • Education, Bilingual -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Federal aid to education -- United States

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SeriesReport / 100th Congress, 1st session, Senate -- 100-92
The Physical Object
Pagination21 p. ;
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14280142M

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  S. (th). A bill to amend the Bilingual Education Act to make Federal financial assistance available for children of limited English proficiency without mandating a specific method of instruction, to encourage innovation at the State and local level through greater administrative flexibility, to improve program operations at the Federal level, and for . Amendments to the Bilingual Education Act The Bilingual Education Act was amended again m These amendments extended the Bilingual Education Act and broadened the definition of eligible students. Although the Act was extended, funding for some programs that had been initiated since was now threatened as a result of the social and. amendments The Bilingual Education Act of was not specific and participation by school districts was voluntary. As a result, Civil rights activists argued that the rights of minority-language students were being violated under this act. In , three amendments were made to the original act in an attempt to clarify the intent and. The Bilingual Education Act (BEA), also known as the Title VII of the Elementary and Secondary Education Amendments of , was the first United States federal legislation that recognized the needs of limited English speaking ability (LESA) students. The BEA was introduced in by Texas senator Ralph Yarborough and was both approved by the 90th United States Congress Enacted by: the 90th United States Congress.

bilingual education program, developmental bilingual education program, or special alternative instructional program funded under Title VII. On , the Labor and Human Resources Committee, approved S. (Bilingual Education Act Amendments of ), which amended S. but did not reauthorize the Bilingual Education Act. S. Bilingual Education Act Amendments - Revises the Bilingual Education Act to extend the general authorization for appropriations under such Act to Stipulates that grants for assistance to bilingual education programs will be available for fiscal years , , and Civil Rights Act of was the chief drive for bilingual education in the United States. Granted financial assistance to the public. Elementary and Secondary Education Act of provided federal aid for public schools. Mid 's: Language legislation was given important support by President Johnson's War on Poverty. THE Equal Education Act () means that no State shall deny equal educational opportunity to an individual on account of his or her race, color, sex, or national origin. By the failure by an educational agency to take appropriate steps to overcome language barriers that impede equal participation by its students in its instructional programs.\.

The content of the Bilingual Education Act, which is part of Public Law (the Hawkins/Stafford Elementary and Secondary School Improvement Amendments) and which reauthorized bilingual education through Septem , is examined. The reauthorization was the fourth reauthorization of the original Bilingual Education Act of Cited by: 1.   Bilingual Education Act (Title VII of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act Amendments of ) P.L. ; 81 Stat. Granted federal money to local school districts to develop and provide bilingual education programs and teacher training. Passed by the 90th Congress (–) as H.R. Civil Rights Act of (Fair Housing Act). The Bilingual Education Act The Title VII of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of , establishes federal policy for bilingual education for economically disadvantaged language minority students, allocates funds for innovative programs, and recognizes the unique educational disadvantages faced by non-English speaking students. The Bilingual Education Act was revised several times by subsequent congressional amendments until it became Title II of the No Child Left Behind Act of Title III Part A The original and first Bilingual Education Act of was subsumed in the No Child Left Behind Act of as Title III.