Friday, September 30, 2011

New York High School Helps Immigrant 'Kids' Adapt

Read this interview with the author of a new book that followed students in a Brooklyn High School and learned their amazing stories. - - Donna Poisl

from NPR
NPR's Neal Conan speaks with Brooke Hauser and Dariana Castro

Starting at a new high school can be tough for any kid, but for new immigrants and refugees it can be even harder.

Brooklyn's International High School is a public school for recent immigrants. Some of its students have trekked across deserts or fled war and persecution to get to the U.S., and many start their first day of school speaking little or no English.
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