What Works for the Children? What We Know and Don't Know About Bilingual Education

The Civil Rights Project, Harvard University and Jacinta Ma

This report from the Civil Rights Project and Jacinta Ma summarizes major research on trends in ELL education including how long it takes for ELL students to learn English; the best types of language support programs; results of Proposition 227 in California; the legality of one-year language programs; and how ELL students are assessed.

Citation

Ma, J. (2002, September). What works for the children? What we know and don't know about bilingual education. Cambridge, MA: The Civil Rights Project Harvard University.