Making Immigrant Students and English-Learners Feel Welcome in School

October 1, 2014 | EdWeek

High school can be hard enough for teenagers—but for immigrant youth who face a host of additional challenges, school can be a lonely place. That's why it's so important for schools to be welcoming to all students, particularly immigrants and English-language learners, experts said at the Building Welcoming School Communities event held in Washington, DC. The documentary, “I Learn America” was screened, followed by a panel discussion of experts in education and immigration advocacy about how to build school communities that are open and inclusive.

Read the full EdWeek post on the event

Learn more about the event, sponsored by the Center for Applied Linguistics and Welcoming America.