ERIC Number: ED372169
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Project Data-Tech. Final Evaluation Report 1992-93. OER Report.
This report evaluates Project Data-Tech, a New York City program that served 125 Haitian- and Spanish-speaking students of limited English proficiency and that was designed to improve the educational attainment of these minority children. Participating students received instruction in English as a second language; native language arts (NLA); the content areas of mathematics, science, and social studies; and computer-aided drafting and design. Project staff took courses at institutions of higher education and attended workshops on teaching content-area courses with bilingual and ESL methodologies. Parental involvement activities included project-conducted workshops and monthly activities and meetings of the Parent-Teacher Association, Parents' Advisory Council, and Bilingual Parents Advisory Council. Evaluation data show that the project met its objectives for ESL, NLA, content-area courses, attendance, career conference, staff development, and parental involvement. The project failed to meet its objective for curriculum development: a grant that had been awarded to the project for the purchase of equipment for a robotics class did not materialize, thus the proposed course was not offered. Appendices contain a list of instructional materials and class schedules. Recommendations conclude the report. (GLR)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Basic Skills, Bilingual Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Assessment, English (Second Language), Haitians, High Schools, Hispanic Americans, Limited English Speaking, Mathematics Education, Numeracy, Outcomes of Education, Parent Participation, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Science Education, Social Studies, Staff Development, Urban Education
Tomi Deutsch Berney, Office of Educational Research, Board of Education of the City of New York, 110 Livingston Street, Room 732, Brooklyn, NY 11201.
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Educational Research.