ERIC Number: EJ642304
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Newcomer Programs: An Educational Alternative for Secondary Immigrant Students.
Short, Deborah J.
Education and Urban Society, v34 n2 p173-98 Feb 2002
Examines the small but growing presence of newcomer programs being implemented in urban middle and high schools, providing the rationale for newcomer schools for recent, limited-English-speaking immigrants and summarizing data collected from a national study. Describes program designs in urban schools and their educational goals, instructional practices, and acculturation strategies. Vignettes about selected programs illustrate the data. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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