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Welcome to Our Schools Kit

The Welcome to Our Schools Kit is designed to ease the transition of refugee children into the elementary and secondary schools of New York State, and to empower their parents to be effective partners in the education of their children. This kit includes: 1) Curriculum for the Refugee Academy, Parent Programs, Professional Development, and Mini-Academies; 2) Welcome to Our Schools posters for posting and distribution to students; 3) USA puzzles for use in Module 4; 4) Beach ball for use in Module 1; 5) Bus Number stickers for use in Module 3; 6) DVDs for use in all Modules; 7) Handouts for use in all Modules; and 8) Pencils, crayons, and colored pencils for use in all Modules. The DVDs include 5 segments: 1) A Day in Elementary School; 2) A Day in Middle School; 3) A Day in High School; 4) Student Interviews; and 5) Parent Interviews.  Contact BRIA to order a copy.  Updated in 2013, the kit is designed to ease the transition of refugee children into the elementary and secondary schools of New York State, and to empower their parents to be effective partners in the education of their children. New resources include brochures for teachers, nurses, school counselors and parents, resources on domestic abuse, anti-bullying, and peer mentoring, as well as curriculum supplements. ... - 26k


A Guide to Your Children's Schools: A Parent Handbook

Presents general information about the school system in the United States for newcomers to the U.S. Parents and guardians of immigrant or refugee children can peruse a question-and-answer format to learn about: (1) the organization and types of schools in the U.S., including the relationship between school districts and school boards as well as alternative schooling for children who do not finish high school; (2) procedures for enrolling children in school, including required medical forms and examinations; (3) the school calendar and school day; (4) transportation options; (5) school procedures, including policies regarding illness, absence, and fees for activities such as field trips; (6) the roles of administrators, teachers, and support staff; (7) instructional programs, including English as a second language (ESL) and bilingual classes, basic curricula for elementary, middle, and high school, and special-needs programs; (8) parents' roles in their children's education and learning, including participating in parent-teacher conferences, parent workshops, family learning activities, and volunteer programs as well as engaging children in discussion about and helping them with their homework; and (9) adult education, including English and literacy classes. Parents and guardians who understand how the U.S. school system works are better able to help their children succeed.For translations, please click on the second link and then on ... - 26k


Boise Schools Translated Letterhead

This letterhead, used by the Boise Schools, says ... - 24k


Refugee Family Engagement Project DVD Set

This is a set of two DVDs.  The first is a professional development DVD for educators, administrators, and staff and provides background information on the U.S. refugee resettlement program.  Denver Public Schools staff describe their best practices and communication strategies to inform and engage refugee families, and identify resources for schools and families. The second DVD is for newcomer families.  It invites families to participate in school activities and informs refugees about American school culture.  It covers attendance policies, health policies, after-school programs, parent-teacher conferences, and adult education opportunities.  It describes services available at schools and in the greater community.... - 24k


Educational Support for Refugee Youth

This brochure describes the Chicago Public Schools' Refugee Education Program.  It is also available in Arabic and Nepali. ... - 24k


Registering Your Child For School

Provides parents with a brief overview of the records required to enroll a child in school and the time requirement that schools must adhere to, in order to register a child. Records include proof of a child's age; proof of address; and immunization records, and at the time of registration, parents must sign a sworn statement as to any disciplinary records. Schools may not require other records such as photo identification, Social Security numbers, or immigration documents.... - 24k


My Rights - My Future

 Designed for Australian secondary schools, this forced marriage toolkit contains 15 learning sessions and all resource materials necessary for implementing high quality learning experiences for students from Year 9 - 12. The Kit is a direct result of the 2015 forced marriage curriculum Australian pilot project, which involved nine schools across three states. There are also multilingual flyers and a safety plan and template.... - 24k


Schools' Civil Rights Obligations to English Learner Students and Limited English Proficient Parents

The obligation not to discriminate based on race, color, or national origin requires public schools to take affirmative steps to ensure that limited English proficient (LEP) students, can meaningfully participate in educational programs and services, and to communicate information to LEP parents in a language they can understand.The following materials include information for students and parents, Office for Civil Rights guidance and resources for education officials about their obligations to EL students and limited English proficient (LEP) parents, and added resources with related information. (Description from source.)... - 24k


Illinois’ Refugee Children School Impact Grant Video Tool Kit

This toolkit includes In Our Country: Educating Newcomers in America and Welcoming New Learners: A Professional Development Tool. Schools struggle with the challenge of welcoming and adjusting to this entering population. Teachers and administrators must search for ways to make these new students feel safe and secure while instilling the standards of behavior and achievement expected from all. The new arrivals and their parents have no understanding of the American educational process, the school policies and resources, or what to expect from the classroom experience. Both school personnel and refugees have a profound need to understand one another. In order to help facilitate the integration of refugees into the classroom, the Illinois State Board of Education and the Illinois Department of Human Services/Bureau of Refugee and Immigrant Services have created these two videos.... - 25k


No Bullies

This multilingual video identifies characteristics of bullying and explains district procedures for preventing and reporting bullying. The video includes eight languages: Arabic, Burmese, English, French, Haitian Creole, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese. You can find this video by clicking on ... - 23k

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