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ERIC Number: ED189256
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Pages: 25
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Title VII--Individualized Bilingual Instructional System. Final Evaluation Report, 1978-1979.
Benedict, Annette
This is an evaluation of a Title VII bilingual education program carried out for Spanish speaking students in grades K-5 at Public School 155 (P.S. 155), Brooklyn, New York. A brief background of Title VII legislation is given. Instructional goals, staff development, parent involvement, and the development of a bilingual curriculum are listed as general objectives of the legislation. Specific objectives for the program at P.S. 155 are outlined. These include parent involvement and staff development, as well as student achievement in English and Spanish reading, mathematics, and bicultural education. Student progress is indicated by results from pre and post test scores. Other school and extracurricular activities undertaken as part of the program are also described. It is concluded that the P.S. 155 Title VII program was a general success, benefitting students, staff, and parents. Brief recommendations are offered in the areas of improved student records, expanded school activities, staff roles, and the extension of the program to a neighborhood parochial school. (GC)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Community School District 23, Brooklyn, NY.
Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Bilingual Education Act 1968