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Louie, Josephine; Sanchez, Maria Teresa; North, Charlotte; Cazabon, Mary; Melo, Daniel; Kagle, Melissa – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2011
This study examines two state-supported formative assessment initiatives that promote a consensus definition of formative assessment endorsed by the Council of Chief State School Officers. It describes the primary components of the two initiatives and the strategies that state, district, and school leaders report using to support implementation of…
Descriptors: Expertise, State Schools, Formative Evaluation, State Departments of Education
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Louie, Josephine; Sanchez, Maria Teresa; North, Charlotte; Cazabon, Mary; Melo, Daniel; Kagle, Melissa – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2011
This study examines two state-supported formative assessment initiatives that promote a consensus definition of formative assessment endorsed by the Council of Chief State School Officers. It describes the primary components of the two initiatives and the strategies that state, district, and school leaders report using to support implementation of…
Descriptors: Expertise, State Schools, Formative Evaluation, State Departments of Education
Cazabon, Mary T.; Nicoladis, Elena; Lambert, Wallace E. – 1998
The design and effectiveness of the Amigos program, a two-way Spanish-English bilingual immersion program in Cambridge (Massachusetts) are described. In the program, half the instruction is in English, half in Spanish from kindergarten through eighth grade. Half the students are native Spanish-speakers and half are native English-speakers. The…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Mathematics Instruction
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Nicoladis, Elena; Taylor, Donald M.; Lambert, Wallace E.; Cazabon, Mary – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 1998
Focuses on African-American students' math and reading achievement in a Spanish-English two-way immersion program, from grade 1 to grade 4. Shows African-American students perform significantly lower than do majority White students on achievement tests at all grades. There is no significant difference between the two ethnic groups in Spanish…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Bilingualism, Elementary Education, English
Cazabon, Mary; And Others – 1993
The progress report on the Amigos two-way bilingual education program in the Cambridge (Massachusetts) public schools describes: research on the achievement in mathematics, Spanish, and English of Amigos students and students in control/comparison groups; data gathered on students' and parents' attitudes toward bilingualism and biculturalism;…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cultural Pluralism, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
Lambert, Wallace E.; Cazabon, Mary – 1994
This report describes a pilot study of the attitudes and personal estimates of progress of students who have spent 4 or more years in the Amigos two-way bilingual program in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The program currently enrolls about 300 students: 50% native Spanish speakers and 50% native English speakers, approximately half of whom are African…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, English (Second Language), Hispanic Americans, Intercultural Communication