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ERIC Number: ED311716
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jul
Pages: 37
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Race Against Time: Secondary Title VII Program Evaluation, 1988-89. Executive Summary
Yonan, Barbara; Baenen, Nancy
During 1988-89, the Austin Independent School District's Title 7 program continued to supplement services through the locally funded bilingual and English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) programs to secondary students of limited English proficiency. The 1988-89 Title 7 evaluation report provides an overview of the programs's changes, staff training, parent/family workshops, curriculum development, and budget, and the characteristics of the students and teachers participating in the program are described. The extent to which the program has had a positive impact on student progress is discussed, focusing on English language proficiency, English language achievement, dropout/graduation rates, and exit-level TEAMS test results. A final section of the evaluation highlights the needs of limited-English-proficient students, and suggests that these students need placement with teachers with special training in ESL teaching techniques. (VWL)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Austin Independent School District, TX. Office of Research and Evaluation.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Texas Educational Assessment of Minimum Skills