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ERIC Number: ED125307
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Pages: 5
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
On Assimilating Vietnamese and Cambodian Students into U.S. Schools. Educational Administrator Series, No. 1. Indochinese Refugee Education Guides.
Center for Applied Linguistics, Arlington, VA.
The following suggestions may be helpful to school administrators in their initial decisions about providing for Vietnamese students: (1) In basic English, inform families of school name and location, date of enrollment, and principal's name; (2) Convene a task force immediately of persons who will have initial contact with the enrolling Vietnamese student; (3) Make sure that from the first day in school, each Vietnamese student is able to communicate freely with someone in the institution; (4) Identify several teachers who can provide the most secure classroom situation for the students; (5) Provide for the teaching of English to Vietnamese students; (6) Provide for the inservice education of all staff members involved in the education of Vietnamese students; (7) Encourage each school campus receiving a Vietnamese student to prepare a structured orientation program for the school; (8) Plan procedures for assessing English-language ability; (9) Plan procedures for assessing reading and writing skills. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center for Applied Linguistics, Arlington, VA.
Note: For related documents, see FL 007 890-891 and 007 895-899