ERIC Number: ED218408
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
DeWitt Clinton High School Bilingual-Bicultural Program. E.S.E.A. Title VII Final Evaluation Report, 1980-1981.
Shore, Rima, Ed.; And Others
This report describes, provides demographic data for, and evaluates the effectiveness of a bilingual education program for Spanish speaking students attending DeWitt Clinton High School, a specialized boys school located in Bronx, New York. The program emphasizes maintenance of students' native language skills and culture while, at the same time, improving participants' English language and general academic performance. Also included among the programs' goals are curriculum development, the provision of supportive services, increased parent involvement, staff development, and improved self-esteem among participating students. The evaluation carried out for the 1980-81 school year indicated needs in the areas of curriculum and staff development, but found the bilingual program to be an overall success in its effect on student self-esteem and in achievement of language objectives. (GC)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Bilingual Education Programs, Community Involvement, Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Development, English (Second Language), High Schools, Inservice Teacher Education, Language Maintenance, Males, Parent Participation, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, Scores, Self Concept, Spanish Speaking, 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.