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New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Educational Evaluation. – 1981
This report describes and evaluates Project Impact, a magnet program that provided instruction in English as a Second Language and in Italian language skills, and bilingual instruction in science, mathematics, social studies, industrial arts, and secretarial studies to Italian speaking students of limited English proficiency. The program, as…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education, Business Education, Community Involvement
Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore. Div. of Library Development and Services. – 1978
The pamphlet is a resource list of bibliographies and sources of print and nonprint materials designed to help library media centers and teachers select curriculum materials about ethnic groups. Racial and ethnic groups which the materials emphasize include Jews, blacks, Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, Italians, Japanese, Vietnamese, American…
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indians, Asian Americans, Audiovisual Aids
Mirabito, Mary; Frischholz, Edward J. – 1983
In 1981-82, the bilingual program of New York City's Auxilliary Services for High Schools served 1335 out-of-school youth (mostly between the ages of 16-22) from Spanish, Chinese, Greek, Italian, and Haitian backgrounds. The program provided educational and support services to a variety of students including actual or potential dropouts, older…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Bilingual Education Programs, Chinese Americans, Curriculum Development
Lehman, Sheila; Schulman, Robert – 1984
In 1982-83, this program provided instruction in English as a Second Language and bilingual instruction in four content areas to 1,690 Spanish, Chinese, Haitian, Greek, and Italian students of limited English proficiency (LEP) at eight daytime and eight evening learning centers located at 15 different sites throughout New York City. Created in…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Bilingual Education Programs, Career Education, Chinese Americans
National Education Association, Washington, DC. – 1977
The report explains how the federal Ethnic Heritage Studies Program was created, gives an overview of the 1974 program, and makes recommendations for future development of the program. Summaries of the 1974 projects, bibliographies of replicable materials produced by the projects, and ethnic and regional indexes are included. The overview…
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indians, Asian Americans, Blacks
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Lassonde, Stephen – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2001
Examines growing acceptance of the concept of adolescence among Italian immigrants in New Haven, Connecticut before and after World War I. Notes changes in young people's ideas about their obligations to parents as high schools become popular institutional space for adolescence, and modifications of parents' views of education. (DLH)
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Behavior, Adolescents, Attitude Change
Gold, Milton J., Ed.; And Others – 1977
The resource book contains essays and ethnic vignettes to help teachers and teacher educators understand the diverse lifestyles, backgrounds, and attitudes of students and families in American society. The book provides background information for elementary and junior high activity units contained in SO 010 213. Part one contains four chapters…
Descriptors: American Indians, Anthologies, Blacks, Chinese Americans
B'nai B'rith, New York, NY. Anti-Defamation League.
This resource guide provides a model unit in American history with ethnic content and a multiethnic perspective. The main focus is on the experience of blacks, Jews, Chicanos, Puerto Ricans, Italian Americans, Asian Americans, and native Americans from 1880 to 1920. Four themes characteristic of the period are studied: immigration and minority…
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Behavioral Sciences, Blacks
D'Amico, Anthony J. – 1979
The document presents a history of an Italian immigrant family that settled in Westport, Connecticut, before 1900. The monograph is part of a project to investigate the ethnically varied cultural heritage of the Norwalk-Westport area. Objectives of the history are to record the story of the d'Amico family, shed light on the Westport Italian…
Descriptors: Adult Education, American Culture, Attitude Change, Community Characteristics
Harris, Howard – 1985
The materials in this pamphlet describe the difficulties encountered by various racial and ethnic groups as they attempted to become assimilated into the American labor force. The experiences and problems faced by blacks, Jews, and immigrants from England, Ireland, the Scandinavian countries, China, Italy, and Puerto Rico are described in an…
Descriptors: Anglo Americans, Blacks, Chinese Americans, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
Gray, La Ruth Haskney – 1975
Two influences that are held to produce a lack of academic motivation in mixed minority group children are identified. (1) Minority students frequently come from families that, for a variety of reasons, do not encourage academic excellence; (2) the New Rochelle school program does not compensate for this lack by offering replacement encouragement…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aspiration, Adolescents, Black Youth
United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1896
This is Volume 2 of the Report of the Commissioner of Education for the Year 1894-95, containing Parts II and III. Part II contains the chapters: (1) The Bell and Lancaster System; (2) At What Age do Pupils Withdraw from the Public Schools; (3) Admission to College by Certificate; (4) Technological Instruction in the Land-Grant Colleges; (5)…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Age Differences, Withdrawal (Education), College Admission
Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Inc., Madison, CT. – 1976
This volume contains the reports of the working committees of the 1976 Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. The introduction traces the patterns of immigration in North America from the colonial period to the twentieth century. Sections entitled Origins, Cultural Pluralism, and Contributions deal with the settlement patterns…
Descriptors: American Culture, American History, Anglo Americans, Asian Americans
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