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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 ...

www.brycs.org/clearinghouse/clearinghouse-resource.cfm?docnum=1200 - 26k

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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....

www.brycs.org/clearinghouse/clearinghouse-resource.cfm?docnum=4099 - 24k

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Educational Support for Refugee Youth

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

www.brycs.org/clearinghouse/clearinghouse-resource.cfm?docnum=4025 - 24k

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Raising Children in a New Country: An Illustrated Handbook

This booklet was created for agencies serving refugees and immigrants in order to support their efforts to ensure that newcomer parents have the basic information they need about U.S. laws and parenting practices. Although newcomers may find the booklet useful by itself, it is primarily intended for case managers and other service providers to use together with their refugee and immigrant clients. The booklet is targeted to newcomer parents with low levels of English proficiency and/or low literacy levels. Since the often complex concepts illustrated here are necessarily simplified, the resource section (pages 28-31) provides easy-to-access information for service providers to supplement the basic points in this booklet. For best results, BRYCS recommends using this booklet in culturally appropriate parent support groups, preferably run by at least one experienced newcomer parent of the same ethnicity and one U.S.-born parent, where refugee and immigrant parents can ask questions, try out new behaviors, and find positive support to help ease their transition. (See the BRYCS publication Parenting in a New Country: A Toolkit for Working with Newcomer Parents for more information on parent support groups, including curricula and other educational information). This booklet has also been translated into Burmese, Karen, Nepali, Spanish,and White Hmong by local refugee agencies and public schools but you must email info@brycs.org for copies of these translations....

www.brycs.org/clearinghouse/clearinghouse-resource.cfm?docnum=2247 - 26k

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Attending School in the Anchorage School District

This online video is shown to immigrant and refugee families when they register for school in Anchorage, Alaska.  Their Web site also includes video success stories from students who attend their district's Newcomers' Center....

www.brycs.org/clearinghouse/clearinghouse-resource.cfm?docnum=4107 - 23k

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How to Navigate the Oakland Unified School District

This handbook for refugee and asylee families, service providers and support people includes the following sections: Overview of the U.S. school system Understanding the Oakland Unified School District Communicating with your child's school Helping your child succeed in school Tools for communicating with your child's school Much of the information is applicable to those in other areas of the country....

www.brycs.org/clearinghouse/clearinghouse-resource.cfm?docnum=4115 - 24k

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Multilingual Notes

These notes were created by to provide refugee parents with a mechanism for communicating with their children’s teachers.  Parents can use these notes to communicate their desire to speak with a teacher and need for an interpreter, that their child is sick, and so on. ...

www.brycs.org/clearinghouse/clearinghouse-resource.cfm?docnum=4068 - 23k

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Refugee and Asylee Community Resource Guide

This resource is for refugees and asylees in the Bay area in California.  It is a directory of agencies that can help families locate services related to adult education, child care, parenting, employment, health care, and so on....

www.brycs.org/clearinghouse/clearinghouse-resource.cfm?docnum=4116 - 23k

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