ERIC Number: ED223757
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
The Bilingual Program in Auxiliary Services for High Schools. E.S.E.A. Title VII Final Evaluation Report, 1980-1981.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Educational Evaluation.
Auxiliary Services for High Schools in New York City offers an extension bilingual education program for active or potential dropouts, adults returning to school, immigrants, and others who cannot attend regular high school classes in New York City. The program provides individualized instruction, counseling and job placement services, bilingual and English as a Second Language classes, and reading and mathematics instruction for students of Spanish, Greek, Italian, French, and Chinese background who have limited English proficiency. This report describes the program components and details of implementation for the different language groups, other workshops and activities, and results of program evaluation for 1980-81. Evaluation results indicate that, in general, gains were made in English language reading, native language reading, and mathematics. Recommendations for further program improvement are presented. (MJL)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Bilingual Education Programs, Career Counseling, Chinese Americans, English (Second Language), Extension Education, French, Greek Americans, High Schools, Hispanic Americans, Italian Americans, Job Placement, Limited English Speaking, Mathematics Achievement, Nontraditional Education, Program Effectiveness, Program Implementation, Reading Achievement, Spanish Speaking
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, 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