ERIC Number: EJ1074862
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Reference Count: 5
Enriching English Learner Education through School and Community Partnerships
López, Ruth M.
Voices in Urban Education, v41 p2-6 2015
Community partnerships allow schools and districts to empower and engage a broad range of English learners and their families in culturally responsive ways to support student learning and socio-emotional development. This article serves as an introduction to this issue of "Voices in Urban Education." This issue focuses on out-of-school programs that engage students who are newcomers, refugees, immigrants, and children of immigrants, often labeled as "English learners." This article begins with the author sharing her experience as an English language learner.
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, School Community Programs, School Community Relationship, Enrichment Activities, English Language Learners, Culturally Relevant Education, Social Development, Emotional Development, Urban Education, Migrants, Migrant Children, Refugees
Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University. Brown University, Box 1985, Providence, RI, 02912. Tel: 401-863-7990; Fax: 401-863-1290; e-mail: AISR_info@brown.edu; Web site: http://www.annenberginstitute.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts