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Studies Provide Guidance for Teaching Immigrant Preschoolers


May 5, 2011
English Language LearnersOutcomes
Mary Ann Zehr
Education Week

A growing number of studies are providing guidance to school districts that are increasingly looking for ways to support preschoolers from immigrant families so that they are ready for kindergarten. The well-documented academic disparities between many immigrant children and their peers in high school are rooted in early-childhood education, said Robert Crosnoe, a sociology professor at the University of Texas at Austin.