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ERIC Number: ED200701
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Nov
Project BETA. Community School Board District 6, Manhattan. Evaluation Report, 1979-80.
Community School District 6, New York, NY.
This is an evaluation of a Bilingual Education Through the Arts Program, established as a component of a bilingual-bicultural program conducted in a New York City school district in 1979-1980. The program involved both Spanish speaking and English speaking students in grades K-6. The report includes discussion of: (1) the program's characteristics; (2) its goals and objectives; (3) the instructional program; (4) the bilingual guidance program; (5) staff development; (6) parent and community involvement; (7) the curriculum and materials component; and (8) organization and staffing. The design of the evaluation is also reviewed. Findings of the evaluation cover the following areas: (1) the use of the arts; (2) Spanish Language Arts; (3) English as a Second Language; (4) social studies; (5) mathematics; and (6) science. Also provided are findings regarding: (1) pupil performance; (2) the guidance program; (3) staff skills; (4) inservice training; (5) parent involvement; (6) materials and curriculum development; and (7) program coordination. Language and achievement test data are presented along with conclusions and recommendations. The appendix includes sample evaluation forms and questionnaires. (APM)
Descriptors: Art Education, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Teachers, Community Role, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Enrichment, Elementary Education, English (Second Language), Guidance Programs, Hispanic Americans, Inservice Teacher Education, Material Development, Multicultural Education, Parent Participation, Program Effectiveness, Second Language Instruction, Spanish Speaking, Staff Development, Theater Arts, Visual Arts
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 6, New York, NY.
Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title VII