ERIC Number: ED206747
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
The Native Language Reading Approach Training 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 of a Title VII bilingual education project, the Native Language Reading Approach, conducted in the New York City Schools in 1979-80. The program was designed to serve as an exemplary reading and native language arts project in elementary schools for a largely Hispanic student population, but also served speakers of Italian, Greek, Creole/French, and Chinese. Contained in the report is information regarding: (1) program and school sites; (2) site selection; (3) student eligibility criteria; (4) characteristics of the target population; (5) program staffing; (6) program implementation; (7) instructional approach; (8) materials development and dissemination; (9) staff development; and (10) parental involvement. The evaluation concludes with a discussion of the benefits and drawbacks of the project, and some recommendations to improve implementation. (APM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Chinese Americans, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, English (Second Language), Greek Americans, Haitians, Hispanic Americans, Italian Americans, Native Language Instruction, Parent Participation, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, Second Language Instruction, Staff Development, Student Characteristics
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 - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title VII