ERIC Number: ED385636
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Project Familia. Final Evaluation Report, 1993-94. OER Report.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Educational Research.
Project Familia was an Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title VII project in its second year in 1993-94 in New York City. Project Familia served 77 children at 3 schools who were identified as limited English proficient, special education students in prekindergarten through fifth grade and their parents. The project provided after-school language enrichment to enhance the students' perceptual motor, cognitive, socio-emotional, and linguistic development. Students received instruction in English as a Second Language (ESL). Participating adults received biweekly training on issues related to parental involvement and bilingual special education. They also received ESL instruction. Teachers of Project Familia students attended staff development meetings related to bilingual special education, teaching methodologies, assessment of diverse students, cultural pluralism, and exceptionality. The program met its objectives for ESL, content area subjects, staff development, and parent involvement. More training is recommended for parents in the areas of technology and career awareness. Seven tables present evaluation findings. Three appendixes describe program materials, a schedule, and the parent questionnaire. (Author/SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, English (Second Language), Language Enrichment, Limited English Speaking, Parent Education, Parent Participation, Preschool Education, Program Evaluation, Spanish Speaking, Special Education, Staff Development, Urban Schools
Office of Educational Research, Board of Education of the City of New York, 110 Livingston Street, Room 732, Brooklyn, NY 11201.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Educational Research.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title VII