ERIC Number: ED196991
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Feb-29
Reference Count: N/A
Assessment of Non-English Speaking Students in Rhode Island. Appendices to the Final Summary Report.
Rhode Island Univ., Kingston. Curriculum Research and Development Center.; Rhode Island Coll., Providence. Center for Evaluation and Research.
In response to a 1979 mandate, a survey was conducted to determine the number of non English speaking school age children in Rhode Island. This document contains instruments used in the survey, as well as tabulated results. Included are (1) a fact sheet distributed to school districts about the district total by language groups; (2) a questionnaire distributed to all teachers concerning the primary language spoken by each of their students; (3) a home language survey and cover letter; (4) a letter to principals explaining the home language study; (5) school and classroom control sheets for the teacher questionnaire and home survey; (6) a district control sheet; (7) district totals by language groups; (8) lists of tests for language dominance, oral language proficiency, reading, and cognitive ability, in several languages; (9) summaries of formulas for bilingual education programs used by various States; and (10) the text and an explanation of the Massachusetts School Aid Law. A brief bibliography on bilingual education is also included in these appendices. (GC)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Rhode Island State Dept. of Education, Providence.
Authoring Institution: Rhode Island Univ., Kingston. Curriculum Research and Development Center.; Rhode Island Coll., Providence. Center for Evaluation and Research.
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts; Rhode Island