BILINGUAL EDUCATION PROGRAM MODELS: A FRAMEWORK FOR UNDERSTANDING
THE BILINGUAL RESEARCH JOURNAL Summer/Fall 1995, Vol. 19, Nos. 3 & 4, pp. 369-378
BILINGUAL EDUCATION PROGRAM MODELS:
A FRAMEWORK FOR UNDERSTANDING
Cheryl A. Roberts
University of Northern Iowa
Bilingual education remains a controversial topic of discussion in the United States locally and nationally. Issues of educational benefits need to be kept separate from political issues; both must be informed by understanding of the larger society. In this paper I describe different possible bilingual education models and comment on the educational costs and benefits associated with each.