Clearinghouse Resource


You Can Help Your Child in School


Minnesota Department of Education


Roseville, MN: Minnesota Department of Education

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

2001, pages

Description of Resource

This instructional video is designed for schools, teachers, community groups, etc. as a tool for use with refugee and immigrant parents. The video serves as a brief overview to the many facets of school which might be new or different for refugees and immigrant parents, including suggestions for what parents might do at home to support school learning. 

This video is available on DVD, along with its counterpart, "You Can Talk to Your Child's School."  Both videos come on one DVD and each DVD holds three languages (English, Arabic, and Nuer; English, Hmong, and Oromo; English, Russian, and Somali).  The Amharic and Spanish versions of the videos are only available in VHS.  Order the videos from the Minnesota Bookstore


Amharic, Arabic, English, Hmong, Nuer, Oromo, Russian, Somali, Spanish


This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.