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Newcomer Programs: An Educational Alternative for Secondary Immigrant Students

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)

  • Contributor: Short, Deborah J.
  • Date Published: Feb
  • Journal/Secondary Title: Education and Urban Society
  • Number: 2
  • Volume: 34
  • Year: 2002

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