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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
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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