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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
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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