ERIC Number: ED206749
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Comprehensive High School Bilingual Program. ESEA Title VII. Final Evaluation Report, 1979-80.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Educational Evaluation.
This is an evaluation report of a Title VII Bilingual Program conducted at five New York City High Schools in 1979-80. The report contains a program description and information on the schools' demographic context and student characteristics. Instructional components of the program discussed include: (1) student placement, programming, and mainstreaming; (2) course offerings; (3) "a teaching reading through the arts" program; and (4) special instructional features. Areas of the non-instructional component covered include: (1) curriculum and materials development; (2) supportive services; (3) staffing and staff development; (4) parental and community involvement; and (5) affective domain. Tables show the performance of Spanish, Italian, and Chinese students on the Criterion Referenced English Syntax Test and on mathematics, science, social studies, native language arts, and content area achievement tests. Attendance figures are also given. (APM)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Bilingual Education, Chinese Americans, Curriculum Development, English (Second Language), High Schools, Hispanic Americans, Italian Americans, Native Language Instruction, Parent Participation, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Second Language Instruction, 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: Bilingual Programs; Elementary Secondary Education Act Title VII; Limited English Speaking
Note: For related documents, see UD 021 533-534. New York State Chapter 720.