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For Hispanic Parents, Lessons on Helping With the Homework

November 1, 2006
English Language Learners
Joseph Berger
The New York Times

Parental involvement is a buzzword in education, a recommended cure for high dropout rates, poor test scores and almost everything else that ails schoolchildren. But for immigrant parents, helping their children absorb lessons in an inscrutable language in a strange country has always been a distinctive challenge.