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- University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 69.00
In urban American school systems, the children of recent immigrants and low-income parents of color disproportionately suffer from overcrowded classrooms, lack of access to educational resources, and underqualified teachers. The challenges posed by these problems demand creative solutions that must often begin with parental intervention. But how can... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 55.00
Examines the proposition that though parental education is a key factor contributing to the access and success of students, insufficient attention is paid to this aspect. This book provides an examination of how first generation entrants are supported or otherwise by different national approaches and institutional responses. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 35.95
Shortlisted for the Nasen Book that supports SEN and Disability Issues Award 2008 Are children who are exposed to more than one language from birth at an advantage or a disadvantage when starting school? Supporting Multilingual Learners in the Early Years examines the theoretical, ideological and practical issues involved in the education of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
This edited volume presents an overview of research and policy issues pertaining to children from birth to 10 who are first- and second-generation immigrants to the U.S., as well as native-born children of immigrants. The contributors offer interdisciplinary perspectives on recent developments and research findings on children of immigrants. By accessibly... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 40.00
OECD has conducted policy reviews of migrant education in Austria, Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden and has examined the migrant education experience in many countries. This book offers comparative data on access, participation and performance of immigrant students and their native peers and identifies a set of policy options based... more...
- Atria Books 2011; US$ 17.00
Some walked across deserts and mountains to get here. Others flew in on planes. One arrived after escaping in a suitcase. And some won?t say how they got here. These are ?the new kids?: new to America and all the routines and rituals of an American high school, from lonely first days to prom. They attend the International High School at Prospect... more...
- Hamilton Books 2011; US$ 31.99
Valuable teaching moments and life lessons are illustrated in a personal and colorful story told by a successful immigrant parent. Immigrants struggle with merging two cultures. An American Journey teaches life lessons with issues that are critical to immigrants: faith, values, family, marriage, home, education, and friends. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 35.00
Analyzes a community from the standpoint of immigrant mothers in South Central Los Angeles who were concerned about the education of their children and the violence in their communities. Written in Spanish and English, the text brings together the women's observations as they put into action their developing political consciousness. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2012; US$ 84.00
This report reviews recent trends in international migration, describing the size of current foreign-born populations across countries and analysing factors associated to the size and nature of these populations, reviews a set of important differences and similarities across educational systems and gives a brief description of population sizes across... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 220.00
This comparative study surveys the educational policies and practices in response to language diversity in a dozen nations, and draws from them lessons for a more effective "whole-school" approach.Policies and practices are discussed in the context of political debate within the minority communities and in the wider society of each nation; the competing... more...