Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Denied at the Door: Language Barriers Block Immigrant Parents from School Involvement

Authors/Editors

Advocates for Children of New York, New York Immigration Coalition

Publisher(s)

New York, NY: New York Immigration Coalition

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

2004, 63 pages

Description of Resource

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.

Languages

English

Availability

http://www.advocatesforchildren.org/pubs/LAreport2-18-04.doc