Title: To establish dual-language education programs in low-income communities.
Sponsor: Rep Solis, Hilda L. [CA-32] (introduced 10/16/2007) Cosponsors (3)
Latest Major Action: 10/16/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
Highlights: Enhance the biliteracy, bilingualism, and multicultural skills for children in impoverished communities, including limited-English-proficient and minority children, through the use and longitudinal evaluation of dual language programs beginning in preschool through the fifth grade.
ASPIRA Policy Position
ASPIRA supports efforts to promote second language acquisition and cultural understanding.