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Cummins, James – International Review of Education, 1978
This paper examines the evidence on negative effects associated with Irish immersion programs and concludes that even in earlier immersion schools, which frequently lacked parental support, there is little evidence of detrimental academic effects. Many Irish immersion teachers emphasized the importance of parental commitment to immersion…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Failure