During the 1980s, the largest and most diverse group of immigrants arrived in the United States since the beginning of the century. These growing numbers of immigrants are having profound effects on the urban area where they concentrate and on the institutions called upon to assist them and their children to adjust and participate fully in the country’s economic, social, and political life. This report focuses on the responses of arguably the most important of these institutions: the schools.
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Federal and State Roles in Immigrant Education
School Districts Respond to Immigration
Inside Immigrant Schools
Improving Immigrant Education
The research described in this report was supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and by the Program for Research on Immigration Policy.
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