ERIC Number: ED081273
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Building Bridges to Better Bilingual Education.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Bilingual Education.
This information dissemination report presents a brief introduction to the Building Bridges to Better Bilingual Education Program of the Central Board of Education of the City of New York. The primary aim of the program is to promote the linguistic and academic progress of those Title I eligible Spanish-speaking children whose achievement levels are below the grade level of the district and city as a whole. For this purpose it has initiated a teacher-preparation program specifically designed to meet their instructional needs. This training includes courses in the methodology of bilingual instruction, Puerto Rican and Hispanic culture, and language proficiency in English and Spanish. Also included is information on the various components of the program. (SK)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Bilingual Education.
Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)