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Schenker, Joseph H.; And Others – 1979
This is the report of the evaluation of a Title VII bilingual bicultural program with both Spanish/English and Italian/English components. The program, which operated in three public and one private school in District 15, Brooklyn, New York, was designed to provide reading instruction in English and the student's native language, mathematics and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education, Federal Programs, Italian
Levy, Rosemary S. – 1976
This dissertation compares the relative effects of two contrasting approaches to bilingual instruction and of bilingual education as compared to traditional English monolingual education upon the dual language development and use of a group of first and second grade Italian dominant students. The sample of the study consisted of 106 Italian…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Doctoral Dissertations, Immigrants
Rothstein, Richard – Phi Delta Kappan, 1998
A commonly held notion of how earlier generations of immigrants were educated--often used as the chief argument supporting English immersion--is a myth. Far from succeeding by immersing themselves in English, immigrant groups did much worse than the native-born; some groups, particularly Italians, did much worse than others. Research findings are…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Bilingual Education, Economic Factors, Educational History
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Educational Evaluation. – 1980
This is the evaluation report for the fifth and final year of Project CAPISCO (Comprehensive Academic Program for Italian Students' Citizenship Orientation). The Title VII bilingual (Italian/English) program was carried out at New Utrecht High School, located in the Bay Ridge-Bensonhurst area of Brooklyn, New York, and served 140 students. The…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Bilingual Education, Budgets, High Schools
Lombardo, Maria – 1985
To help parents of Italian descent take an active part in their children's education, a 2-year program was implemented in New York City and Boston. The project attempted to examine the impact of training upon (1) parents' active participation in the schools and the bilingual programs; (2) parents' home activities with their children; and (3) the…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Elementary Education, Home Study, Italian Americans
Chicago Board of Education, IL. Dept. of Curriculum. – 1978
The curriculum guide is for levels G and H of the mathematics segment of Chicago's bilingual education program for limited-English-speaking native Italian-speaking students. It includes specific instructional objectives and worksheets for teaching the mathematical concepts of place value, whole numbers, rational numbers, measurement, geometry, and…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education
Lombardo, Maria – 1981
This is a comparative study of the cognitive, reading, and achievement levels of Italian Americans in bilingual programs and of their monolingual Italian and American peers. Three groups of students age 10 to 13 were matched within and across groups, according to schools, grade level, dialect, and socioeconomic status. Group I was subdivided into…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Children
Caso, Adolph
This article discusses the implications of the present trend towards bilingual education in the United States. Special attention is paid to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, which has established bilingual programs in all of its public schools. Included among the possible effects of the new law are the following points of interest: (1) Students…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Schools, Bilingual Students
Community School District 24, Queens, NY. – 1980
This is an evaluation of a Title VII Bilingual/Bicultural Education Program conducted in New York City in 1979-1980. Bilingual education was offered to Spanish, Greek, and Italian speaking students. The evaluation describes the features of the program and its goals for both English and Non English speaking students, and briefly outlines…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Bilingual Education, Elementary Education, English (Second Language)
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Educational Evaluation. – 1981
This report describes and presents 1980-81 evaluation results for Project Rescate at John Jay High School in New York City. The project, which was funded under Title VII of the Elementary Secondary Education Act, provided instruction in English as a Second Language and in native language skills for limited proficient students. Bilingual…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education, English (Second Language), Ethnic Groups
Krug, Mark – 1976
This book, one in a five-volume series dealing with perspectives in American education, discusses the education of ethnic groups in the United States. The purpose of the series is to create a better understanding of the education process and the relation of education to human welfare. Chapter one discusses multicultural education, examining the…
Descriptors: Acculturation, American Culture, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education
Washburn, David E. – 1981
In order to discern the role of higher education in the training of personnel for bilingual/bicultural education, 3,038 postsecondary institutions in the United States, Guam, and the Virgin Islands were surveyed during the 1977-78 academic year. Data are presented on the groups studied and the courses offered. Tables also provide information on…
Descriptors: American Indians, Anglo Americans, Asian Americans, Biculturalism
Giordano, Paul – 1975
This paper describes the English-Italian bilingual education program of the Tangipahoa Parish School System in Tangipahoa, Louisiana. The program reaches approximately seven hundred students from kindergarten through third grade, and the main objectives of the program are (1) refining the native language for children of non-English speaking…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Cultural Education, Elementary Education, English
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 report is an evaluation of a Title VII Bilingual Program conducted for Spanish speaking and Italian speaking high school students in 1979-1980. A section devoted to the program's description discusses: (1) the school district demography; (2) characteristics of the program participants; (3) personnel and administration; and (4) program goals…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Teachers, Curriculum Development, Dropout Rate
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