Counseling Immigrant High School Students
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The paper explores the immigrant student's needs that include receiving culturally responsive instruction in conjunction with adequate and appropriate English language development. The paper discusses how enrollment or intake centers initiate the confusion that newly immigrated families of high school age students encounter while attempting to locate a high school that will adequately service them. The paper addresses communication problems, in reference to not having enough bilingual staff that can accommodate incoming immigrant students and their families, as a large factor in identifying and supplying the appropriate services.
From the Paper:"New York City launched the International High School model specifically to eradicate the immigrant student achievement gap at the high school level. In the past 22 years, New York has opened nine such high schools that cater to immigrant student needs (Goosen, 2008). According to Goosen, 65 percent of International High School students graduate in four years, compared to 33 percent of English Language learners in regular schools needs (Goosen, 2008). Immigrant student needs include receiving culturally responsive instruction in conjunction with adequate and appropriate English Language Development. Enrollment or intake centers initiate the..."
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Counseling Immigrant High School Students (2008, December 01) Retrieved September 23, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/counseling-immigrant-high-school-students-138618/
"Counseling Immigrant High School Students" 01 December 2008. Web. 23 September. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/counseling-immigrant-high-school-students-138618/>