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American Agenda (Educ: Bilingual Education For Immigrants) #123484

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 05, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(San Diego, California: Ron Claiborne) Two programs of bilingual education for immigrant children featured; Los Angeles Cnty., California, classrm. scenes shown of kids using "Eastman method," in which they study in their primary native language with a gradual transition into all English classes. [Eastman project bilingual coordinator Maria OTT - discusses program.] Program in San Diego, California, elementary school cited; details given of "two-way bilingual educ." program in which English speakers study Spanish; scenes shown from classrm.

Claiborne, Ron;
Jennings, Peter

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