This report focuses on issues relating to the development and implementation of educational programs for and placement of national origin minority students identified as having limited English proficiency. It examines the present-day barriers that prevent students with limited English proficiency from having an equal opportunity to participate in educational programs. The report evaluates and analyzes the Office for Civil Rights' (OCR) implementation, compliance, and enforcement effort for Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Lau v. Nichols.Instructional delivery is monolingual at all times, allowing for maximized concentration in both languages. Monthly thematic units are developed, integrating the curriculum, making the target language more meaningful for the student. ... include: second language acquisition following a natural approach; sheltered instruction; cooperative learning strategies; and teacher expectation of ... The five first-grade classes, for example, are divided among the five classroom teachers and three.
|Title||:||Equal Educational Opportunity and Nondiscrimination for Students with Limited English Proficiency|
|Author||:||United States Commission on Civil Rights|