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ERIC Number: ED360826
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Feb
Pages: 107
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Educating Students from Immigrant Families: Meeting the Challenge in Secondary Schools. Proceedings of a Conference (Santa Cruz, California, October 22-24, 1992).
Minicucci, Catherine, Ed.; Olsen, Laurie, Ed.
Proceedings of a conference on educating secondary school age children from immigrant families include summaries of papers, discussions, and panel presentations on the following topics: adolescent immigrant age and developmental issues; instructional issues in language development and bilingualism; limited-English-speaking students' access to core curriculum in middle schools; high school restructuring and school reform efforts; use of sheltered English for teaching content; human relations in multicultural secondary schools; teaching science and math to language minority children; accountability, student assessment, and equity for all students; and the political, legal, and fiscal climate for immigrant education and policy formation. Additional issues are addressed briefly in a concluding section. A list of conference participants and an annotated bibliography are appended. (MSE)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Walter S. Johnson Foundation, Menlo Park, CA.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Research on Cultural Diversity and Second Language Learning, Santa Cruz, CA.