Educator's Voice IX - English Language Learners: A Mosaic of Languages and Cultures

Educator's Voice

Creating an Engaged School Community (w/video)

Posted April 5, 2016 by Katya Kats

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Some immigrant families may experience stress and confusion regarding school requirements and school communication. The Cohoes School District, a small, underresourced district with a very diverse immigrant population, works to integrate English language learners and their families into its learning community. Recognizing the multiple educational and personal challenges faced by immigrant students and their families, district teachers created relaxed and helpful ways to assist the immigrant students’ transition into the American school system.

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