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ERIC Number: ED200695
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Bilingual Program-District 13. Funded under ESEA Title VII. Final Report, September 1, 1979-August 31, 1980.
Kazlow, Carole; Lachman, Susan
This report is an evaluation of a Title VII Bilingual Program conducted in New York City in 1979-1980 for Spanish speaking students. A program description outlines the methods used for selecting students for the bilingual program. A discussion of the evaluation's design and objectives is also included. The report presents student test scores in Spanish and English reading achievement along with explanatory notes. The evaluation considered the following facets of the program: (1) rooms and materials; (2) class structure and departmentalized instruction; (3) language use; (4) bicultural aspects; (5) parental involvement; (6) staff development; and (7) curriculum development. The report concludes with a series of recommendations regarding testing, grouping, staff development, resources, and student placement. (APM)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Class Organization, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Elementary Education, English (Second Language), Hispanic Americans, Instructional Materials, Native Language Instruction, Parent Participation, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Reading Achievement, Second Language Instruction, Spanish Speaking, Staff Development
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Community School District 13, Brooklyn, NY.
Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title VII
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Metropolitan Achievement Tests