Red Light, Green Light, Caution: Community Acceptance or Rejection of ESL/Bilingual Education Programs
Red Light, Green Light, Caution: Community accepatance or rejection of ESL/Bilingual programs. Dr. Marguerite W. Parks, Dr. Michelle Fuerch. The third in a series of research papers on ESL/Bilingual Education in small rural schools this paper examines first the history of ESL/Bilingual education in five rural schools in Southeast Wisconsin. The paper then looks at trends in the districts and the implementation of programs. The focus is on the communities' responses to, and attitudes towards, school funding of ELS/Bilingual Programs. Research is based on existing documents, surveys and personal interviews of community members, parents, teachers and administrators.
Keywords: ESL/Bilingual Education
Dr. Marguerite Parks
Associate Professor, Education Foundations, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Professor, Romance and Classical Languages (Spanish), Ripon College