Oversight on Texas Bilingual Education Audits: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-seventh Congress, Second Session, Hearing Held in Washington, D.C., on July 29, 1982

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Page 169 - program of bilingual education" means a program of instruction, designed for children of limited English proficiency in elementary or secondary schools, in which, with respect to the years of study to which such program is applicable...
Page 169 - Congress hereby declares it to be the policy of the United States to provide financial assistance to local educational agencies to develop and carry out new and imaginative elementary and secondary school programs designed to meet these special educational needs. For the purposes of this title, "children of limited English-speaking ability" means children who come from environments where the dominant language is other than English.
Page 174 - limited English-speaking ability', when used with reference to an individual, means— "(A) individuals who were not born in the United States or whose native language is a language other than English, and "(B) individuals who come from environments where a language other than English is dominant, as further defined by the Commissioner by regulations; and, by reason thereof, have difficulty speaking and understanding instruction in the English language. "2. The term 'native language...
Page 174 - English. (B) individuals who come from environments where a language other than English is dominant, as further defined by the Secretary by regulation, and (C) individuals who are American Indian and Alaskan Native students and who come from environments where a language other than English has had a significant impact on their level of English language proficiency...
Page 202 - native language', when used with reference, to an individual of limited English-speaking ability, means the language normally used by such individuals, or in the case of a child, the language normally used by the parents of the child. "(3) The term 'low-income...
Page 240 - Secretary determines to be necessary; and who, by reason thereof, have sufficient difficulty speaking, reading, writing, or understanding the English language to deny such individuals the opportunity to learn successfully in classrooms where the language of instruction is English or to participate fully in our society.
Page 169 - American society, and, with respect to elementary and secondary school instruction, such instruction shall, to the extent necessary, be in all courses or subjects of study which will allow a child to progress effectively through the educational system...
Page 132 - II (4) Resources are managed and used in an economical and efficient manner; and (5) Desired results and objectives are being achieved in an effective manner. The above elements of an audit are most commonly referred to as financial/compliance (items...
Page 169 - ... (i) there is instruction given in, and study of, English and, to the extent necessary to allow a child to progress effectively through the educational system, the native language of the children of limited English-speaking ability...
Page 161 - State and local governments. 1. Purpose. This Circular sets forth policies to be followed in the audit of Federal grants-in-aid to State and local governments. The primary objectives of this circular are to promote improved audit practices, and to achieve more efficient use of manpower through improved coordination of the efforts of Federal, State, and local government audit staff. To the extent appropriate, the policies should also be applied to contracts with, and loans to, State and local governments.

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