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NABE News, v23 n1-8 1999-2000

The National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) newsletter is published 8 times a year in order to help NABE fulfill its mission of addressing the educational needs of language-minority Americans. Topics such as educational reform, bilingual education, bilingualism, indigenous bilingual education, second language teaching (theory and practice), and other topics related to the mission of the organization are covered. Also regularly featured are book reviews, announcements of upcoming conferences and calls for papers, noteworthy events and news in the bilingual education field, and membership information. Issues highlighted in volume 23 include the following: teachers as researchers, structured immersion programs, SAT-9 scores, California Proposition 227, multiple intelligences, a summary of Title IX, transforming the culture of schools, professional development for school reform, the state of heritage languages in 2000, federal funding for Title VII in fiscal year 2000, networking, capitalizing on diversity, the status of education legislation, learning styles, efforts to eliminate the digital divide, effective teaching practices, and the influence of family structure factors. (KFT)

Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Bilingualism, Cognitive Style, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Federal Legislation, Immersion Programs, Immigrants, Indigenous Populations, Language Minorities, Multiple Intelligences, Politics of Education, Professional Development, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Student Evaluation, Teacher Education

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Author: Sosa, Alicia, Ed.


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