ERIC Number: ED196260
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Jun
Reference Count: 0
An Evaluation of the State-Funded Illinois Transitional Bilingual Education Program. Final Report.
Miranda, Lourdes; And Others
This report presents the results of a study conducted by a professional research firm in order to answer 19 evaluation questions formulated by the Illinois Office of Education. A review and assessment of primary and secondary data sources was conducted, state and local bilingual education officials were consulted, and field data in a Chicago District and 21 districts outside Chicago were collected. The centers studied represent 10.4% of bilingual education students in the Chicago district and 45.6% of bilingual education students in downstate programs. The report has six sections and an executive summary. The main sections of the report are the following: (1) introduction on organization, purpose, and scope of the study, nature of the programs, evaluation questions, and the need for an evaluation model; (2) study approach and methodology; (3) administration of the bilingual education program being studied; (4) study findings regarding the program; (5) testing of students enrolled in the programs; and (6) recommendations for the transitional bilingual education program. (AMH)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield.
Authoring Institution: Miranda (L.) and Associates, Bethesda, MD.