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 175 - 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 - 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 175 - 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 203 - 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 167 - 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 241 - 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 131 - agency" and "Federal agency" throughout this circular are synonomous with the term "departments and establishments" as defined in FMC 73-1. 5. Definitions. a. The term "audit" as used in this circular means a systematic review or appraisal to determine and report on whether : (1) Financial operations are properly conducted; (2) Financial reports are presented fairly; (3) Applicable laws and regulations have been complied with...
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 170 - English-speaking ability ; (2) that many of such children have a cultural heritage which differs from that of English-speaking persons ; (3) that a primary means by which a child learns is through the use of such child's language and cultural heritage...

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