Maria Medina Seidner reviews the passage and implementation of the 1985 Education Reform Act, especially the bilingual education provisions of the legislation. Maria worked at the Illinois State Board of Education from 1980 to 1993. She was involved with developing the bilingual education provisions of the 1985 Education Reform Act, and their implementation and management in the decade following its passage.
Illinois Bi-Lingual Laws Compared to Other States
Interview Session (Audio)