Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement
In 2006, Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS) received grant funding from the Department of
Education’s Foreign Language Assistance Program to support its Chinese Articulation Project
(CAP). The three-year funding period started on September 15, 2006, and ended on September
SPPS established four main goals for the project:
1. Expand the Chinese program.
2. Articulate and align the Chinese language curriculum and instruction to provide
continuity of student experience, standards-based programming, and district-wide
3. Enrich the Chinese language program to provide a comprehensive rigorous academic
4. Develop a national model and demonstration site of the articulated Chinese language
program. CAREI was asked to evaluate the projects impact in each of these areas.
An Evaluation Funded by a Foreign Language Assistance Program Grant to the
Saint Paul Public Schools from the U.S. Department of Education
Dretzke, Beverly; Jordan, Kelly.
Saint Paul Public Schools Chinese Articulation Project.
Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement.
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