ERIC Number: ED205660
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
John Bowne High School Bilingual Program. ESEA Title VII. Final Evaluation Report, 1979-1980.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Educational Evaluation.
This is an evaluation report for a Title VII bilingual program that served Spanish-speaking students attending John Bowne high school, Flushing, New York, in 1979-1980. The first section of the report discusses the school neighborhood and its demographic composition. The second section focuses on participating students' characteristics, outlining program entry criteria and the student's ethnic backgrounds, language proficiency and socioeconomic background. In the third section the organization of the program is described. Section four reviews the instructional components of the project including: (1) student placement, programming and mainstreaming; (2) funding; (3) career education; (4) bilingual classes and mainstreaming classes; and (5) English as a second language. Non-instructional components covered in section five are: (1) funding sources; (2) curriculum and materials development; (3) staff characteristics and development; (4) supportive services; (5) parental and community involvement; and (6) affective domain. Assessment procedures, findings, conclusions and recommendations make up the last two sections. Tables show student performance on the Criterion Referenced English Syntax Test and tests measuring achievement in mathematics, science, social studies, native language reading and arts, typing and secretarial studies. Student attendance rates are also shown. (APM)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Bilingual Education, Community Involvement, Curriculum Development, English (Second Language), High Schools, Hispanic Americans, Instructional Materials, Parent Participation, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Second Language Instruction, 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