ERIC Number: ED102817
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Title VII Bilingual Project "Let's Be Amigos": Evaluation of the Fourth Year, 1972-73.
Offenberg, Robert M.; And Others
This is a report on the fourth year of the Let's Be Amigos bilingual project. The project consists of three components: Model A provides bilingual/bicultural education to English-dominant and Spanish-dominant pupils in prekindergarten through fourth grade; Model B provides bilingual/bicultural education to Spanish-dominant pupils, first through third grade; Arriba provides Spanish-language instruction with English taught as a second language, grades three through twelve. Part 1 examines program processes and includes: general evaluation; curriculum reorganization and evaluation; and evaluations of Model B by principals of participating schools. Part 2 studies pupil performance and includes: pupil performance evaluation; description of standardized testing; and a study of the effect of participation in the Arriba program on graduation prevalence. Data analyses and samples of materials illustrate the report, and a bibliography is appended. (AM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Philadelphia School District, PA.
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Bilingual Education Act 1968; Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title VII