ERIC Number: ED420207
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Bilingual Program Evaluation Report on Academic Assessments, 1996-97.
This report summarizes academic assessment data for Las Cruces (New Mexico) Public Schools bilingual students in 1996-97. It has eight sections: (1) results of the Iowa Test of Basic Skills for third, fifth, and eighth grade students; (2) results of the La Prueba tests for grades three, five, and eight; (3) results of the New Mexico High School Competency Examination for grades nine through twelve; (4) results of the New Mexico Portfolio Writing Assessment for grades four and six; (5) reading assessment results for grades one and two; (6) information regarding retention rate for bilingual students in comparison with other students; (7) grade point averages of bilingual students in comparison with others; and (8) discussion of the preparation of teachers endorsed in bilingual education to meet bilingual students' needs. Conclusions are drawn and recommendations made in each area. (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingual Teachers, Comparative Analysis, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Grade Point Average, Language Proficiency, Literacy, Portfolios (Background Materials), Public Schools, Second Language Learning, Spanish, Student Evaluation, Teacher Education, Writing Evaluation
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Las Cruces School District, NM.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Iowa Tests of Basic Skills