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The Master of Bilingual Education degree program offers an interdisciplinary curriculum that prepares specialists in the field of bilingual education and master teachers of students who do not speak English as their primary language. Bilingual education advocates came out in droves to oppose the Orange application-especially the California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE), California Rural Legal Assistance, and META. Consequently, the term bilingual education includes the concept of bicultural education (Ovando and Collier 1985). Bilingual education” is the use of two languages as media of instruction for a child or a group of children in part or all of the school curriculum (Cohen 1975, p. 18). National Language Profile of the Mexican Origin Population in the United States.” In Mexican in Comparative Perspective, edited by W. Connor.

Stephen Krashen, of the School of Education at the University of Southern California, developed an overall theory of second language acquisition known as …