Since its inception in 1991, the George Lucas Educational Foundation has been documenting, disseminating, and advocating for exemplary programs in K-12 public schools to help these practices spread nationwide.
A number of ideas from the College Board for supporting a college-going culture at your school.
The California Department of Education promotes the Clearinghouse for Multilingual Documents (CMD), a secure database to assist local educators in both locating and uploading their own free parental notification documents translated into non-English languages. While documents will be most relevant for educators in California, the database serves as a model for other educational systems looking to expand resources in other languages.
Information about College Summit's "Peer Leaders" program, which gives students a central role in encouraging their classmates to consider applying for college.
Program aiming to improve postsecondary access and success among low-income and first-generation college students in the Houston, TX region.
Online database listing college scholarships by state, student profile, degree, etc.
This article by researcher Dr. Deborah Short provides an overview of newcomer programs and how they address students linguistic, academic, and acculturation needs.
Provides technical assistance to service providers working with refugee children and their families in the U.S.
Resources targeted towards helping newcomer students adjust to their U.S. school environment.
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