ERIC Number: ED360826
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Feb
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)
Descriptors: Accountability, Adolescent Development, Age Differences, Bilingualism, Change Strategies, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Educational Trends, Equal Education, High Schools, Immigrants, Legal Problems, Mathematics Instruction, Middle Schools, Politics of Education, Science Instruction, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Second Languages, Secondary Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Secondary School Students, Student Evaluation, Trend Analysis
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Walter S. Johnson Foundation, Menlo Park, CA.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Research on Cultural Diversity and Second Language Learning, Santa Cruz, CA.