New Report: "A Look at Immigrant Youth: Prospects and Promising Practices"
By Ann Morse
National Conference of State Legislatures: Children's Policy Institute
This paper, produced for the National Conference of State Legislatures Children's Policy Initiative, outlines the demographics of LEP and immigrant youth and some of the challenges facing them and institutions that serve them, including new requirements in the No Child Left Behind Act for assessments, staffing, and parental involvement. The report also identifies some creative programmatic responses to serve LEP and immigrant children and their parents through newcomer schools, parent outreach and training, and after school programs.
(...Read the complete report in pdf form.)
Also see Texas Civil Rights Review for a synopsis/presentation or report highlights.