ERIC Number: ED050652
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Jan
An Evaluation of the EDC Role in the Bilingual Transitional Clusters of the Boston Public Schools.
Cline, Marvin G.; Joyce, John F.
The report documents the early stages and reflections of some of the initial staff of the Boston Bilingual Clusters program designed for public school instruction for Puerto Rican immigrant children. Conceived as a transitional educational experience, the program seeks to effect the diagnosis and remediation of school problems and unmet needs in the system. The problems of establishing a bilingual transitional school and reactions of the staff of the Boston Bilingual Clusters are discussed. Included in the report are remarks by the head teacher, staff, and teacher aides. Appendixes contain assessment instruments, interview questions, and reports on teacher aide workshops. (RL)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Schools, Bilingual Teacher Aides, Curriculum Development, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Instructional Design, Instructional Program Divisions, Language Instruction, Language Programs, Non English Speaking, Program Descriptions, Puerto Ricans, Spanish Speaking, Teachers
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Education Development Center, Inc., Newton, MA.