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New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Educational Evaluation. – 1981
Presented in this report are a program description and the results of evaluation of the Basic Bilingual Program implemented at John Bowne High School in New York City during 1980-81. The program provided instruction in English as a Second Language, instruction in Spanish language skills, and bilingual instruction to high school students of limited…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education, English (Second Language), High Schools
Perez, Carmen A.; And Others – 1980
This report provides statistics on the number of New York State students enrolled in bilingual programs, the characteristics of these programs, and the achievements of students enrolled. A description of funded programs for limited English proficient (LEP) students show the numbers of students enrolled and the language groups served. A discussion…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Bilingual Education, English (Second Language), Enrollment
DeGeorge, George P., Ed. – 1981
Filled with practical advice and workable techniques and strategies to help bilingual program directors deal with the problems they face, this handbook brings together ideas and suggestions from Title VII program directors, state coordinators, and superintendents with experience in bilingual programs. The handbook, written in question and answer…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Diagnosis, Elementary Secondary Education
Guthrie, James W. – 1981
Characterized by rapid growth and the increasing infusion of federal money into schools, the 1960s and 1970s can be labeled the "Federal Era" in U.S. educational policy making. This period produced three major initiatives to enhance the quality of educational opportunity: the Elementary Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Titles I and VII…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid
Bernbaum, Gerald – 1979
The worldwide phenomenon of rising national and ethnic interest has manifested itself in the demand for bilingual education in North America and in the struggles over language usage, bilingualism, and the sense of nationhood in developing countries. In this context, some attempts at national solutions of the problem are discussed and the…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Cultural Pluralism, Ethnicity
Montero, Martha, Ed. – 1979
This handbook was developed to aid teachers, teacher aides, paraprofessionals, and teacher trainers. The overview of the readings is both content oriented and structure oriented. Cognitive and affective styles of learning are identified and related to bilingual education; the new research in this area is found to raise significant questions on…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Bilingual Education, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Evaluation
Macedo, Donaldo P., Ed. – 1980
The following articles are included: (1) "Bilingual-Bicultural Education for Portuguese-Americans: An Overview" (Nelson H. Vieira); (2) "Minority Status for the Portuguese: Its Implication in Higher Education" (Gilbert R. Cavaco); (3) "The Luso-American Limbo: Closer to Heaven or Hell?" (Ana M. Fonseca); (4)…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Culture Conflict, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language)
Bernbaum, Gerald – 1979
This paper continues the work undertaken in the first monograph on the complex issue of cultural pluralism and bilingualism. It explores two changes in perspective which have occurred since the late 1960's: (1) the establishment of other or second language schools as a response to the growing importance of language as a political issue and (2) the…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Cultural Pluralism
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Educational Evaluation. – 1980
This is an evaluation of a Title VII bilingual education project, the Native Language Reading Approach, conducted in the New York City Schools in 1979-80. The program was designed to serve as an exemplary reading and native language arts project in elementary schools for a largely Hispanic student population, but also served speakers of Italian,…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Chinese Americans, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Educational Evaluation. – 1980
This is an evaluation of a Title VII Bilingual Program conducted at a New York City High School in 1979-80. The report contains information on the program goals and objectives, the school site, and the student characteristics. Aspects of the instructional component discussed include programming, mainstreaming, and program funding.…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Bilingual Education, Class Organization, Curriculum Development
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Educational Evaluation. – 1980
This is an evaluation report of a Title VII Bilingual Program conducted at five New York City High Schools in 1979-80. The report contains a program description and information on the schools' demographic context and student characteristics. Instructional components of the program discussed include: (1) student placement, programming, and…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Bilingual Education, Chinese Americans, Curriculum Development
Rubin, Joan – 1981
This report examines the issues involved in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs for Indochinese refugees. The cultural and linguistic characteristics and resettlement patterns of Indochinese ethnic groups are discussed with respect to the different educational needs of these groups. The policies and services of…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Asian Americans, Community Role, Curriculum Development
Reisner, Elizabeth R. – 1981
A background and framework are established for use in assessing effects of possible proposals for consolidating the Vocational Education Act (VEA) with other federal programs assisting elementary and secondary education. The paper is organized into three sections. The first describes factors that have led to the current interest in consolidation…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid
Martin, Paula – 1981
The need to improve evaluation practices in Elementary Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Title VII bilingual education programs is addressed. The study examined existing efforts in bilingual program evaluations through a meta-evaluation of a sample of ESEA Title VII projects funded in 1979-80 that were representative of five regions of California.…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Meta Evaluation, Program Effectiveness
Gonzales, Joseph L.; Hebbler, Stephen W. – 1980
This report examines the effectiveness in 1979-80 of a Title VII bilingual (Spanish-English) demonstration project carried out for third and/or fourth graders in four public and two private schools in Dallas, Texas. Included are a list of evaluation questions and description of results. Information is provided on the ethnic characteristics of…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Bilingual Education, Demonstration Programs, Elementary Education
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