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One child in five in America is the child of immigrants, and their numbers increase each year. Very few will return to the country they barely remember. Who are they, and what America do they know? Book jacket.
Carola Surez-Orozco is Associate Professor of Applied Psychology and Teaching and Learning and Co-Director of Immigration Studies at New York University. Marcelo M. Surez-Orozco is Courtney Sale Ross University Professor of Globalization and Education and Co-Director of Immigration Studies at New York University. Irina Todorova is an international health psychology consultant in Boston.
Table of Contents
|Introduction: The Long View on Immigrant Students||p. 1|
|Academic Engagement and Performance||p. 30|
|Networks of Relationships||p. 55|
|Less-Than-Optimal Schools||p. 88|
|The Challenge of Learning English||p. 146|
|Portraits of Declining Achievers||p. 167|
|Portraits of Low Achievers||p. 228|
|Portraits of Improvers||p. 261|
|Portraits of High Achievers||p. 296|
|Conclusion: Immigration Policy Dilemmas||p. 359|
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