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Garcia, Jesus – Social Studies, 1986
Reports the results of a longitudinal textbook study designed to assess the level of treatment given Irish, Italian, Jewish, and Polish Americans in selected United States history textbooks. Results show that coverage briefly increased in the "multicultural period" (from 1977 to 1978) but has significantly decreased in recent years. (JDH)
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, Ethnic Studies, High Schools, Italian Americans
FISHMAN, JOSHUA A. – 1966
A STRONG INFLUENCE ON THE NATURE OF ITALIAN INSTRUCTION TODAY IN THE UNITED STATES IS THE FACT THAT ITALO-AMERICANS SHOW LESS ORGANIZED INTEREST IN THEIR LANGUAGE THAN DO OTHER ETHNIC GROUPS, AS EVIDENCED BY COMPARING NEWSPAPER PUBLICATIONS IN DIFFERENT MOTHER TONGUES, RADIO LANGUAGE PROGRAMS, AND LANGUAGE MAINTENANCE ASSOCIATIONS WHERE, IN EACH…
Descriptors: College Language Programs, Ethnic Groups, High Schools, Italian
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
Berrol, Selma Cantor – 1967
The objectives of the investigation were to find out what changes were made in the educational structure of the city under the pressure of Jewish and Italian immigrants, and to determine if there were any clues sixty years ago to the viability of the New York City schools of today. The period selected was 1898-1914 and the major sources used were…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Change Agents, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Innovation
COVELLO, LEONARD
HIGHLIGHTED IN THESE REMARKS ARE THE EXPERIENCES OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL, A COMMUNITY-CENTERED SCHOOL IN EAST HARLEM, FROM ITS BEGINNINGS IN 1934 TO THE PRESENT. AT THE OUTSET, A COMMUNITY ADVISORY COUNCIL WAS FORMED TO DEAL WITH PROBLEMS OF CITIZENSHIP, PARENT EDUCATION, RACE, AND JUVENILE AID, AND, AT ONE POINT IN THE SCHOOL'S HISTORY,…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Community Problems, Community Programs, Ethnic Groups
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Lassonde, Stephen A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1998
Discusses the attitudes toward education of Italian immigrants, both parents and children, providing pre- and post-World War II views. Addresses the high school, which had not yet attained its status as a minimal credential for most occupations. (CMK)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Attendance, Educational Attitudes
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn. Office of Educational Assessment. – 1986
Project COPE provides supportive services, basic skills, career development, and occupational training to limited English proficient (LEP) students at three New York City high schools. Many COPE students are also limited in their ability to read and write in their native languages. Program participants in 1983-84 included: 173 Spanish-dominant…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Counseling Services, English (Second Language), Haitians
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn. Office of Educational Assessment. – 1986
Project COPE, in its second year of funding, offered basic skills instruction, career development, and pre-occupational training to 343 students of limited English proficiency in grades 9 through 12 at three sites in New York City. The students varied in native language skills, proficiency in English, and overall academic preparedness. The…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education Programs, English (Second Language), Haitians
Bulkin, Elly; Sica, Michael – 1984
Project IMPACT, a magnet program in its third and final year of funding, provided instruction in ESL and Italian language skills, as well as bilingual instruction in mathematics, social studies and typing to approximately 200 students of limited English proficiency in a Brooklyn, New York, high school. Nearly all program students were born in…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Bilingual Education Programs, English (Second Language), High Schools
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn. Office of Educational Assessment. – 1986
In 1985-86, Project CAUSA completed a three-year funding cycle at Grover Cleveland High School in Queens, New York. The project provided 132 newly arrived students from Italy and several Spanish-speaking countries with instruction in English as a second language (ESL), native language arts, and content areas. Basic goals were to help students…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Bilingual Education Programs, Career Education, Career Guidance
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Educational Evaluation. – 1986
In its final year of funding, Project COPE provided instruction in basic skills and career development to 388 students of limited English proficiency (LEP) in grades 9 through 12 at three sites in Brooklyn and the Bronx: 150 Hispanics at John F. Kennedy High School, 150 Haitians at Prospect Heights High School, and 88 Italians at Christopher…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education Programs, Career Education, English (Second Language)
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn. Office of Educational Assessment. – 1986
Project BITEC offers instructional, resource, and supportive services to four different populations of limited English proficient (LEP) students from China, Vietnam, Latin America, and Italy at New Utrecht High School in Brooklyn, New York. The project provides a technological/computer, secretarial, and industrial arts program intended to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Asian Americans, Bilingual Education Programs, English (Second Language)
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn. Office of Educational Assessment. – 1985
This document evaluates Project CAUSA (Career Advancement Utilizing Student Abilities), which provides instruction in English as a Second Language (ESL), native language development, and content-area courses, in addition to a career and vocational training program, to 115 students of limited English proficiency (LEP) from Italy and Spanish…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Attendance, Bilingual Education Programs, Career Education
Davidson, Ann Locke; And Others – 1991
This paper considers whether ethnicity is a social construction that is constantly being recreated in a nexus of shifting social relations rather than a set of perceptions and behaviors that remain constant and stem from a youth's membership in an ethnic group. Student responses about ethnicity from a larger study of student role and engagement in…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Black Students, Case Studies, Educational Environment
Di Martino, Vincent James; And Others – 1983
This paper evaluates the bilingual educational program at Grover Cleveland High School, Queens, New York City. The program offered instruction in English as a second language (ESL) and native language skills in Italian and Spanish as well as courses in science, mathematics, and social studies to 142 students with limited English proficiency. The…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Bilingual Education Programs, Curriculum Development, High Schools
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