ERIC Number: ED201686
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Bushwick High School Bilingual/Bicultural Program, ESEA Title VII, 1979-1980. Final Evaluation Report.
Irizarry, Ruddie A.; And Others
This is an evaluation of a Title VII Bilingual/Bicultural Program that was conducted at a New York City high school in l979-l980. The program served Spanish speaking students. A demographic analysis of the school's neighborhood and a discussion of participating students' characteristics are provided. The program description outlines the project's philosophy, organization, and structure. Instructional components of the program that are reviewed include: (1) programming and mainstreaming; (2) bilingual classes; and (3) funding for the instructional component. Non-instructional components discussed include: (1) funding sources; (2) curriculum development; (3) supportive services; (4) staff development; (5) parental and community involvement; and (6) affective domain. Tables show students' results on the Criterion Referenced English Syntax Test and other tests measuring mathematics performance, science performance, social studies performance, content area performance, and native language arts performance for both remedial and non-remedial students. Attendance figures are also presented. Conclusions and recommendations are offered. (APM)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Class Organization, Community Involvement, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, English (Second Language), Parent Participation, Program Effectiveness, Reading Instruction, Reading Tests, Secondary Education, Spanish, 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 (Brooklyn)
Note: For related documents, see ED 137 466, UD 021 352-358, UD 021 360, UD 021 362-369, UD 021 371-372, UD 021 374-375, and UD 021 378-384.