ERIC Number: ED190692
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Nov-30
Reference Count: N/A
Project BUILD: "Bilingual Understanding Incorporates Learning Disabilities"--An ESEA Title VII Basic Bilingual Education Program. Final Evaluation Report, 1978-79.
Cervenka, Edward J.
This is a one year evaluation of Project BUILD, a program combining bilingual and special education and providing services to 100 children from grades 1-6 in East Harlem, New York. Section I of the evaluation gives descriptive and background information on this special program for the bilingual learning disabled. Section II sets forth the evaluation plan, describing procedures used to measure pupil academic achievement, the program's educational processes, and program management. Sections III and IV, the bulk of the report, present, synthesize, and discuss specific evaluation findings. Findings relating to pupil achievement are presented mainly in statistical tables. Interview, observational, questionnaire, and other findings pertaining to Project BUILD's educational processes and to program management are described comprehensively. Finally, Section V contains a summary of program accomplishments, commentary on Project BUILD's future, and recommendations for strengthening the program. Appended to the report are copies of questionnaires used in the evaluation and a list of procedures employed in the Bond and Singer method of analysls (also used in the evaluation). (GC)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Community School District 4, New York, NY.
Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Bilingual Education Act 1968; Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title VII