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ERIC Number: ED177861
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Evaluation Design, 1978-1979. ESEA Title VII Bilingual Program.
Weibly, Gary; And Others
A summary is presented of the Austin Independent School District's demonstration bilingual project, which is funded under Title VII of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. The purpose of the five-year project is (1) to build up the district's capacity to implement bilingual education through staff development, curriculum development, and parental involvement, and (2) to demonstrate the effectiveness of selected processes in staff development and parental involvement. The instructional component is designed to provide bilingual instructional activities in language arts, reading, and math. The staff development component is responsible for developing preservice and inservice training for bilingual program personnel. In the curriculum development component, special emphasis is placed on the identification and adaptation of culturally relevant instructional materials. The parental involvement component focuses on assisting schools in developing and implementing programs that will lead to improved school-home relations. Program evaluation objectives, decision questions, information needs, dissemination activities, information sources, and data to be collected in the schools are summarized. (SW)
Descriptors: Accountability, Bilingual Education, Cultural Background, Curriculum Development, Demonstration Programs, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, English (Second Language), Evaluation Methods, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Materials, Language Skills, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Preservice Teacher Education, Program Evaluation, Spanish, Student Evaluation, Teacher Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Austin Independent School District, TX. Office of Research and Evaluation.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Bilingual Education Act 1968; Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title VII