ERIC Number: ED201688
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Eastern District High School Integrated Bilingual Demonstration Project, ESEA Title VII, 1979-1980. Final Evaluation Report.
Irizarry, Ruddie A.; And Others
This is an evaluation of a Title VII Bilingual Program that was conducted at a New York City high school in 1979-1980. The program served Spanish speaking students. A demographic analysis of the school's neighborhood and a discussion of participating students' characteristics are provided. The program description outlines the project's philosophy, organization, and structure. Instructional components of the program that are reviewed include: (1) student placement, programming, and mainstreaming; (2) instructional offerings; and (3) funding of the instructional component. Non- instructional components covered include: (1) curriculum development; (2) supportive services; (3) staff development; (4) parental and community involvement; and (5) affective domain. Tables show students' results on the Criterion Referenced English Syntax Test and other tests measuring native language reading achievement, native language mathematics achievement, mathematics performance, science performance, social studies performance, and native language arts performance. Attendance figures for students are presented along with a comparison of dropout rates between program students and the total school. Conclusions and recommendations are offered. (APM)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Class Organization, Community Involvement, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Dropout Rate, English (Second Language), High Schools, Latin Americans, Native Language Instruction, Non English Speaking, Parent Participation, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Reading Instruction, Reading Tests, 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: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Educational Evaluation.
Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title VII