Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Academy for immigrant students to open

The Rochester International Academy is starting a new program which concentrates on new immigrant students to give them a good start in school. - - Donna Poisl

Written by Tiffany Lankes

Within days of their arrival, young immigrants find their way to the school system.

Many come with limited English skills, or little schooling in their native country. They must not only acclimate to their new surroundings, but learn academic skills appropriate for their age level.

Now, city school administrators hope that a new program designed for students new to the country will help those young people get a jump-start on the social and academic skills they need to succeed in school.
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