ERIC Number: ED202950
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
South Shore High School Project BLAST. Bilingual Assistance for Students. Final Evaluation Report, 1979-1980.
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 South Shore High School in Brooklyn, New York, in 1979-1980. The program served Russian, Haitian Creole, and Spanish speaking students in both public and private schools. The evaluation provides a demographic analysis of the school's environment, information on student characteristics, and a program description. Instructional components of the program discussed include: (1) programming and transition; (2) funding; (3) bilingual classes; and (4) mainstream classes. Non-instructional components reviewed include: (1) curriculum and materials development; (2) supportive services; (3) staff characteristics; (4) staff development; (5) parental and community involvement; and (6) affective domain. The private school component of the program is also covered. Tables show students' results on the Criterion Referenced English Syntax Test. Students' performance and achievement is also shown for mathematics, native language arts, science, social studies, and reading. Attendance figures are presented for all students. Conclusions and recommendations based on the evaluation are offered. (APM)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Bilingual Education, Community Involvement, Curriculum Development, English (Second Language), Haitian Creole, Instructional Materials, Native Language Instruction, Parent Participation, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Russian, Secondary Education, Spanish, 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