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Author(s):Gold, N
Title:Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Source:http://www.sdcoe.net/lret2/els/pdf/SBS_Report_F...
Date:2006
Organization:San Diego County Office of Education
Short Description:the The goal of this study is to illustrate that bilingual schools are capable of providing opportunities for students to achieve and sustain high levels of academic excellence even when faced with challenges such as poverty and a lack of English proficiency upon entering school.
Annotation:The purpose of this study was to identify schools with successful bilingual education programs, and to document their success. It is not a comparative study, and was not intended to support or refute competing claims about the relative effectiveness of bilingual education compared to other approaches. Instead, the goal was to illustrate that bilingual schools are capable of providing opportunities for students to achieve and sustain high levels of academic excellence even when faced with challenges such as poverty and a lack of students’ English proficiency upon entering school.
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Latinos/Hispanics
Low-Income Students
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Best practices: TRIO student support programs & Upward Bound
Kids2College
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
Setting the record straight: How trendy approaches to college access might or might not be helping low-income students
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program