ERIC Number: ED200705
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Grover Cleveland High School Basic Bilingual Program. ESEA Title VII Final Evaluation Report, 1979-80.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Educational Evaluation.
This report is an evaluation of a Title VII Bilingual Program conducted for Spanish speaking and Italian speaking high school students in 1979-1980. A section devoted to the program's description discusses: (1) the school district demography; (2) characteristics of the program participants; (3) personnel and administration; and (4) program goals and objectives. The structure of the English, Italian, and Spanish instructional programs is reviewed. Curriculum development, staff development, and supportive services, including home visits, guidance, and follow-up, are examined. Parent involvement and affective domain are also discussed. Tests results for both Italian and Spanish speaking students are presented for: (1) the Criterion Referenced English Syntax Test; (2) native language reading achievement; (3) mathematics performance; (4) science performance; (5) social studies performance; and (6) native language arts performance. Tables show attendance rates for both groups and a comparison of drop-out rates of program and mainstream students. Conclusions and recommendations are offered. (APM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Teachers, Curriculum Development, Dropout Rate, English (Second Language), Guidance Programs, Hispanic Americans, Italian Americans, Native Language Instruction, Parent Participation, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Second Language Instruction, Secondary Education, Spanish Speaking, Staff Development
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Educational Evaluation.
Identifiers: Elementary Secondary Education Act Title VII; Limited English Speaking; New York (Queens)
Note: For related documents see UD 021 356-358, UD 021 360, UD 021 362-363, UD 021 366, UD 021 368, UD 021 378-379, and UD 021 382-383.