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Beyond Teaching English: Supporting High School Completion by Immigrant and Refugee Students debt

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Beyond Teaching English: Supporting High School Completion by Immigrant and Refugee Students debt

Immigrant and refugee youth who enter the United States during their secondary school years face a daunting set of challenges. In addition to learning a new language and adjusting to U.S. classroom norms, they must quickly fill gaps in their subject-matter knowledge and pass the courses required to graduate high school before aging out of the system. For some, the pressure to go from limited literacy to a high school diploma in a few years can be overwhelming. The supports these newcomers receive—either directly in schools and through the community-based organizations with which districts partner—have the power to shape these students' future educational and career trajectories. >


By Migration Policy Institute, , USA.


Governance Policy Resource.