TITLE

BILINGUAL OR IMMERSION?

AUTHOR(S)
Hamilton, Kendra
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education;4/20/2006, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents the results of a study entitled, Effects of the Implementation of Proposition 227 on the Education of English Learners K-12, conducted for the state of California by the American Institutes for Research (AIR) and WestEd. According to Amy Merickel and her AIR/WestEd research team, there is no conclusive evidence that bilingual education is superior to English immersion or vice-versa, it is not the model of instruction that matters, it is the quality. INSET: Six Myths About Bilingual Education.
ACCESSION #
20602209

 

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