Denied at the Door: Language Barriers Block Immigrant Parents from School Involvement
Advocates for Children of New York, New York Immigration Coalition
New York, NY: New York Immigration Coalition
2004, 63 pages
This resource documents widespread failure to communicate in native language with immigrant parents based on a survey of immigrant parents and students in the New York City School System. Without parental involvement in the education process, students will be deprived of parental support and schools will not have the full cooperation of parents.