1968 Bilingual Education Act

Wendy Avila

Federal legislation provided financial assistance to benefit large numbers of children with limited English-speaking ability; also known as Title VII

Why did it occur?

Many children that weren't fluent with English had trouble understanding the material at school.

How was it implemented?

They created a class called English Second Language (ESL) to be able to learn English.

What was the result ?

Many students improved their English and were able to continue with their studies.