ERIC Number: ED200696
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
District 13 Haitian-Spanish Bilingual Program. Funded under ESEA Title VII. Final Evaluation, July 1, 1979-June 30, 1980.
Kazlow, Carole; Lachman, Susan
This report is an evaluation of a Title VII Bilingual Program conducted in two New York junior high schools in 1979-1980 for Spanish speaking and Haitian 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 evaluation considered the following aspects of the program: (1) room and materials; (2) general pedagogy; (3) language use; (4) bicultural aspects; (5) parental involvement; (6) staff development; and (7) curriculum development. The report presents student tests scores in Spanish and English reading achievement. It concludes with recommendations regarding testing, staff, bicultural activities, truancy, and student placement. (APM)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Class Organization, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, English (Second Language), Haitian Creole, Haitians, Hispanic Americans, Instructional Materials, Junior High Schools, Parent Participation, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Reading Instruction, Reading Tests, Second Language Instruction, Spanish Speaking, Staff Development, Truancy
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