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Rivera-Batiz, Francisco – 1996
This digest presents an overview of the factors that influence the education of immigrant children in New York (New York), concentrating on students' needs, aspirations, and attainment, and the public policy directed at them. Massive numbers of immigrants have come to New York City, and it is estimated that about 320,000 immigrant children…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Dropouts, Educational Policy, Elementary School Students
Landerman, Paul W.; Sonnen, Arlene M. – 1999
This paper, intended for school superintendents, addresses educational concerns associated with the Emergency Immigrant Education Act. The article discusses the background and application of the act, emphasizing the fact that immigrant students affect areas such as distribution of resources, curriculum development, pedagogy, teacher preparation,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Administration, Educational Equity (Finance), Elementary Secondary Education
Liberty, Paul; Gonzalez, Rosa Maria – 1999
An evaluation was conducted of the third year of a 5-year comprehensive bilingual education grant funded by Title VII of the Improving America's Schools Act of 1994. The grant funds a program of developmental bilingual education at two elementary schools in the Austin Independent School District (Texas). More than 25% of the students at each…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
Fleischman, Howard L.; Hopstock, Paul J. – 1993
This report summarizes a study of: the type, content, duration, and intensity of instructional services provided to limited-English-proficient (LEP) students in the United States; administrative procedures associated with these services (including procedures for identifying students for entry into and exit from these special services); the…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Bilingual Education Programs, Costs, Elementary Secondary Education
Hopstock, Paul J.; Bucaro, Bonnie J.; Fleischman, Howard L.; Zehler, Annette M.; Eu, Hongsook – 1993
The report presents results of a study of: the type, content, duration, and intensity of instructional services provided to limited-English-proficient (LEP) students in the United States; administrative procedures associated with these services (including procedures for identifying students for entry into and exit from these special services); the…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Bilingual Education Programs, Costs, Elementary Secondary Education
Fleischman, Howard L., Ed.; Dervaric, Charles, Ed.; Leighton, Ed.; Said, Mary Staples, Ed. – 1994
The report presents results of a study of: the type, content, duration, and intensity of instructional services provided to limited-English-proficient (LEP) students in the United States; administrative procedures associated with these services (including procedures for identifying students for entry into and exit from these special services); the…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Bilingual Education Programs, Case Studies, Costs
Development Associates, Inc., Arlington, VA. – 1993
The technical appendixes are part of a study that explores the type, content, duration, and intensity of instructional services provided to limited-English-proficient (LEP) students in the United States; administrative procedures associated with these services (including procedures for identifying students for entry into and exit from these…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Bilingual Education Programs, Costs, Elementary Secondary Education
Liberty, Paul – 1998
In 1997-98, the Austin Independent School District (AISD) (Texas) received a 2-year Title VII Enhancement Grant to serve limited-English-proficient (LEP) students and their teachers at Fulmore Middle School. The Rethinking Education for Minority Students (REFORMs) grant was intended to enhance the existing English-as-a-Second-Language/Transitional…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Adult Education, Attendance, Bilingual Education
Duron, Guillermo, Ed. – 1988
This booklet describes 16 model education projects in Colorado that are funded under the federal Education Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1981 and the Elementary Secondary Education Act of 1978. These programs illustrate how federal funds have had a positive impact on the education of Colorado students. The projects and the cities where they…
Descriptors: Demonstration Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Programs
Hopstock, Paul; Young, Malcolm – 1993
In 1989 the Department of Education contracted with Development Associates, Inc., to conduct a review of the evaluation and improvement practices of projects funded under Title VII of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, often known as the Bilingual Education Act. The study focused on local transitional bilingual education and special…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Case Studies, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods
Hopstock, Paul; And Others – 1993
A study was conducted to review local Title VII evaluation and improvement practices, focusing on local Transitional Bilingual Education and Special Alternative Projects. This final report summarizes the findings of the study, and includes a separate report on 18 case studies of evaluation systems of local Title VII grantees. The study reviewed…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Case Studies, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
Clarke, Candice – 1993
Project Familia was an Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title VII funded project that, in the year covered by this evaluation, served 41 special education students of limited English proficiency (LEP) from 5 schools, with the participation of 54 parents and 33 siblings. Participating students received English language enrichment and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Language Enrichment
Augustin, Marc A. – 1993
The Alternative Basic Comprehension Program (Project A.B.C.) for bilingual high school students was a special alternative instructional program funded by Title VII for the third year at two high schools in the Bronx. In the year under review, Project A.B.C. served 260 students of limited English proficiency (LEP). Participating students received…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Career Awareness, Community Involvement, Curriculum Development
Tajbaksh, Kian – 1993
The Capacity Building Alternatives Program, an Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title VII-funded project in its first year of operation functioned at 8 schools, serving 139 students of limited English proficiency whose home language was Albanian, Chinese, Haitian, Polish, Russian, or Serbo-Croatian. Students targeted showed an achievement…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Education
New York State Education Dept., Albany. – 1993
This publication is a comprehensive listing of 1992-93 funded bilingual education projects by district, number of pupils in the program, grade level, language or type of program, grant amount awarded, and project director or contact person. The following programs are included: (1) transitional bilingual education programs, (2) special alternative…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Education Programs, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education
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