The History of Bilingual Education


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

Bilingual education is _____. Choose the best answer.

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. Why did bilingual education cease in the late 19th century?

2. The 1968 Bilingual Education Act was designed to _____.

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

Questions on the quiz and worksheet assess your knowledge of the different acts related to bilingual education, what is is and how it has been handled in America.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be assessed on:

  • The cessation of bilingual education in the late 19th century
  • Purpose of the 1968 Bilingual Education Act
  • Which act was replaced by the English Language Acquisition Act

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the key term bilingual education
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about what xenophobia is
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on bilingual education

Additional Learning

The History of Bilingual Education is a lesson that will teach you the different approaches America has taken when educating those whose first language is not English. The objectives covered include:

  • Know which immigrant groups were in Chicago during the 19th century
  • Review Lau v. Nichols
  • Know about the bilingual education expansions