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ERIC Number: EJ1228616
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Pages: 25
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0017-8055
Navigating Two Worlds: Exploring Home-School Dissonance in the College-Going Process of Immigrant Families
George Mwangi, Chrystal A.
Harvard Educational Review, v89 n3 p448-472 Fall 2019
This article examines how sub-Saharan African families in the United States engage with high schools and the college-going process. Using qualitative methods and the concept of home-school dissonance, Chrystal A. George Mwangi shows how African immigrant families--one of the fastest-growing yet least-studied immigrant groups--develop educational strategies for the college-going process and how their children navigate differing educational expectations between school and home
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Africa; District of Columbia; Nigeria; Kenya; Cameroon; Ghana