In the first grade alone, neither all the basic reading skills nor all the basic writing skills are taught. More skills are progressively introduced, taught and practiced in the second and third grades. ... necessary reading and writing skills at the same degree as his-her English-dominant peer in a foreign language (English). ... At the end of the first year of the project, 98.9 percent of the first graders scored far below grade level on the Comprehensive Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) reading test.
|Title||:||Bilingual Education Amendments of 1981|
|Author||:||United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Human Resources. Subcommittee on Education, Arts, and Humanities|