ERIC Number: ED201690
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Betterment Through Bilingualism, 1979-1980. Morris High School. ESEA Title VII Final Evaluation Report.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Educational Evaluation.
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 in the South Bronx. Characteristics of both the students and the neighborhood are discussed in the report. A program description outlines the general administrative organization that was employed. Information regarding the instructional component of the program includes: (1) funding; (2) bilingual classes; (3) English language instruction; (4) native language instruction; and (5) summer programs. The non-instructional components of the program discussed are: (1) curriculum development; (2) supportive services; (3) staff development; (4) staff characteristics; (5) parental involvement; and (6) affective domain. Tables show students' performance on tests measuring: (1) English reading achievement; (2) native language reading achievement; (3) mathematics; and (4) science and social studies ability. Figures on attendance are also given, and conclusions and recommendations are offered. (APM)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, English (Second Language), Hispanic Americans, Parent Participation, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Reading Instruction, Reading Tests, Secondary Education, 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