ERIC Number: ED213782
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Jan
Interim Evaluation of the Lau Program, 1980-81.
Almaguer, Ted O.; Pigford, Stephanie V.
The Lau Program, a project designed to provide bilingual education and English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction to Limited English Proficiency students in the Dallas, Texas, schools is examined in this interim report. A brief program description, including the project's objectives and activities is given in the first section. Major evaluation questions are listed and data collection procedures are discussed in the second and third sections. The following areas are considered: (1) characteristics of the identification and assessment efforts; (2) characteristics of the program's diagnostic, prescriptive and placement activities; (3) the extent to which bilingual education and ESL curriculum components were implemented according to district standards; (4) methods used to monitor student progress and program implementation; (5) personnel recruitment training, and assignment efforts undertaken; and (6) achievement gains of LEP students. (JCD)
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dallas Independent School District, TX. Dept. of Research and Evaluation.