ERIC Number: ED226584
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Transitional Bilingual Education in Illinois. Second Annual Evaluation Report, FY 1981.
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield, Dept. of Planning, Research and Evaluation.
The results of the 1981 data collection and evaluation efforts of Illinois transitional bilingual education programs are reported. Data were drawn from the 76 school districts on (1) the number of identified limited English proficient students served by state-funded transitional bilingual programs, (2) program entrance criteria, (3) daily minutes of instruction in English and the native language, (4) number of students transitioned into regular programs, (5) reasons for leaving transitional programs, (6) language assessment instruments used, and (7) student progress in English language skills. Quantitative results are presented on program participation by sex, language, grade level, minutes of instruction, frequency and results of language assessment instrument use, and program exit reasons. Graphs and tables, definitions of terms, and language test descriptions are appended. (RW)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield, Dept. of Planning, Research and Evaluation.