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Immigrant Students In U.S. Schools: Building A Pro-Immigrant, English Plus Education Counterscript, Christian Faltis Jun 2010

Immigrant Students In U.S. Schools: Building A Pro-Immigrant, English Plus Education Counterscript, Christian Faltis

Journal of Global Initiatives: Policy, Pedagogy, Perspective

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Female North African-French Students In France: Narratives Of Educational Experiences, Donna L. Murray May 2010

Female North African-French Students In France: Narratives Of Educational Experiences, Donna L. Murray

UNLV Theses, Dissertations, Professional Papers, and Capstones

The study focused on the narratives of educational experiences of female students of North African heritage in France, and on their success as they see it in the French school system, which states that it is committed to diversity and promoting equal chances among students for academic success in the universities. The study will help to contribute to the growing research on students of immigrant origins and their successes (or lack thereof) in French school systems, asserting a vow to social diversity. I examined the current social educational issues that affect female ethnic minority students in France, as well as ...


Creating Powerful High Schools For Immigrant And English Language Learning Populations: Using Past And Present Ideas In Today's Schooling Paradigm, Reynaldo Reyes, Leena Her Dec 2009

Creating Powerful High Schools For Immigrant And English Language Learning Populations: Using Past And Present Ideas In Today's Schooling Paradigm, Reynaldo Reyes, Leena Her

Leena N. Her

The high-stakes testing climate and the growing immigrant and English language-learning population have changed the face of teaching and learning in today's high schools. In this chapter, the authors emphasize the impact of a new paradigm of schooling based on high-stakes testing on Asian and Latin American students, as they represent the largest combined immigrant and ELL student populations. They discuss the research on high schools that have worked with significant numbers of immigrant and ELL students, and what can be learned from the ideas and programs that such schools have implemented. The authors argue that high schools in ...