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Canseco, Jane Howell – 1978
A Los Angeles bilingual elementary school was evaluated for the effectiveness of its dual reading program for bilingual first graders, the effectiveness of the native language literacy approach for Spanish dominants, and evidence of bias in the Comprehensive Tests of Basic Skills (CTBS). One hundred thirty-one Spanish and English dominant children…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
Albuquerque Public Schools, NM. Planning, Research and Accountability. – 1987
This Title VII program completed its second year of a 3 year continuation project to provide students with limited English proficiency instruction designed to help them achieve English language proficiency. The program also included a staff development component. Students were in Lau categories A, B, and C (non-English speaking, English as a…
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), English Teacher Education
Ima, Kenji; Labovitz, Eugene M. – 1991
The differential effects of language proficiency on standardized test performance of elementary school students (grades 4 through 6 are examined for the San Diego (California) Unified School District. Ethnicity is examined as a mediating variable circumscribing the relationship between language proficiency and test performance. Test performance is…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Acculturation, Anglo Americans, Asian Americans
Pedigo, Patricia; De Santi, Roger J. – 1986
To determine the most accurate group-administered measure of reading achievement, a study explored variations of the cloze and maze procedures with second grade students who were native English speakers or who were being taught English as a second language. Subjects--108 second grade volunteers (1% American Indian, 49% Asian, 39.8% Black, 1%…
Descriptors: Cloze Procedure, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Testing, Grade 2
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Gersten, Russell – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 1985
A structured immersion program, coupled with an effective curriculum and empirically validated teaching procedure, was offered to elementary Asian students entering a California school. This approach appeared to have significantly better results, and its effects were maintained for up to two years after completion. (LMO)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Bilingual Education Programs, Elementary Education, English (Second Language)
Wheeler, George; And Others – 1983
An external evaluation of the Title VII Bilingual Education Project was designed to: (1) gather a subjective assessment from personnel working with the project; (2) observe classroom teaching and activities utilized in bilingual instruction; and (3) to measure differences in levels of achievement on the Comprehensive Test of Basic Skills (CTBS)…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Bilingual Education Programs, Bilingual Students, Classroom Observation Techniques
Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore. – 1995
This handbook presents statistics about the public and private schools of Maryland. In 1994 there were 790,938 public school students and 156,582 nonpublic school students in the state, representing a 13.2% increase in public schools over 5 years and a 17% growth in the nonpublic schools. There were 1,262 public schools in 1994-95 and 1,024…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Adult Education, American Indians, Ancillary School Services