Tag Archive | "immigrant education"

Newly Arrived Immigrant Teens Learning Math Through Language

“In the Dominican Republic, two plus two equals four,” said a sophomore in the Bronx’s International Community High School for brand new immigrant kids. “Here, you have to explain why it’s four.”

Read the full story

Posted in Featured, News, On The Beat, Sub-FeaturedComments (0)

The New Kids on the Immigration Block

In The New Kids, New York-based journalist Brooke Hauser weaves a detailed web of International High School stories. Her reporting is impeccable, leading us through the chaotic interplay of home life, classrooms and dreams. The effect is a quick-paced book with the plot of a fiction novel and the unnerving truth about immigration.

Read the full story

Posted in BookshelfComments (0)

International Teens with American Dreams

‘The New Kids,’ by Brooke Hauser, takes an intimate look at the obstacles faced by new immigrants at a high school in Prospect Heights.

Read the full story

Posted in BookshelfComments (0)


School Wire

Archives