Title: Educating Students from Immigrant Families: Meeting the Challenge in Secondary Schools. Proceedings of a Conference (Santa Cruz, California, October 22-24, 1992).
Author: Minicucci, Catherine, Ed.; Olsen, Laurie, Ed.
Publication Information: National Center for Research on Cultural Diversity and Second Language Learning, Santa Cruz, CA. Walter S. Johnson Foundation, Menlo Park, CA
ERIC number: ED360826
Abstract: Proceedings of a conference on educating secondary school age children from immigrant families include summaries of papers, discussions, and panel presentations on the following topics: adolescent immigrant age and developmental issues; instructional issues in language development and bilingualism; limited-English-speaking students' access to core curriculum in middle schools; high school restructuring and school reform efforts; use of sheltered English for teaching content; human relations in multicultural secondary schools; teaching science and math to language minority children; accountability, student assessment, and equity for all students; and the political, legal, and fiscal climate for immigrant education and policy formation. Additional issues are addressed briefly in a concluding section. A list of conference participants and an annotated bibliography are appended. (MSE)