Helping Immigrant and Refugee Students Succeed: It's Not Just What Happens in the Classroom
Kugler, Eileen Gale
Acosta Price, Olga
Washington, DC: The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools
November 2009, 8 pages
This report explains how mental health issues among some immigrant and refugee children may negatively affect their performance in school. The report also recommends successful strategies to engage families and partner with the community at large in order to break down stigmas and help newcomer students overcome hurdles in mental health and achieve in school.