Oversight on Texas bilingual 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 177 - 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 169 - ... 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, and such instruction is given with appreciation for the cultural heritage of such children, and, with respect to elementary 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 171 - 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 178 - Commissioner determines to be necessary; and, 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.
Page 177 - 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 205 - 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 169 - program of bilingual education' means a. program of instruction, designed for children of limited English speaking ability in elementary and secondary schools, in which, with respect to the years of study to which such program is applicable...
Page 243 - 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 171 - 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 171 - ... (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...

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