ERIC Number: ED342207
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Schools and Communities Working Together for Linguistic Minority Students.
Alaska State Dept. of Education, Juneau. Centralized Correspondence Study.
Seventeen Massachusetts programs involving schools and communities working together to support the educational success of linguistic minorities are described. The programs represent a cross-section of efforts in the state serving a variety of language groups. Program focuses include: (1) supplemental support and resources for Cambodian students; (2) an experiential science curriculum for English- and Spanish-speaking students; (3) services to a Hispanic community, including a homework center; (4) tutoring of limited-English-proficient (LEP) students by trained college students; (5) advocacy to ensure equity of bilingual programs; (6) after-school recreational, educational, and counseling services; (7) educational and support services to LEP preschool children and their families; (8) a photography project for bilingual students; (9) General Educational Development (GED) and English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) services for LEP parents; (8) after-school assistance with assignments and tutoring; (9) a statewide coalition of local parent advisory councils; (10) services supporting academic and social adjustment of Southeast Asian students; (11) arts exploration contributing to cultural appreciation; (12) information, assistance, and referrals for Cambodian students and their parents; (13) teacher and administrator training to assist special-needs LEP children; and (14) a summer enrichment program in cross-cultural communication. (MSE)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Agency Cooperation, Asian Americans, Bilingual Education Programs, Bilingualism, Cambodians, Community Education, Counseling Services, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Equal Education, Experiential Learning, Extracurricular Activities, Family Programs, High School Equivalency Programs, Hispanic Americans, Immigrants, Indochinese, Intercultural Communication, Limited English Speaking, Minority Groups, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Preschool Education, Program Descriptions, Recreational Activities, Referral, School Community Programs, Science Education, Teacher Education, Tutoring
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alaska State Dept. of Education, Juneau. Centralized Correspondence Study.
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts