Education

Intersecting Inequalities: Research to Reduce Inequality for Immigrant Origin Children and Youth

Report Author: 
Carola Suarez-Orozco, Hirokazu Yoshikawa, & Vivian Tseng
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Feb

Intersecting Inequalities: Research to Reduce Inequality for Immigrant Origin Children and Youth

Intersecting Inequalities summarizes what current research suggests are the six major risk factors confronting immigrant-origin youth: low levels of parental education and employment, poverty, recent arrival in the U.S.

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Other

Does Immigration Impact Institutions?

Report Author: 
J. R. Clark, Robert A. Lawson, Alex Nowrasteh, Benjamin Powell, & Ryan Murphy
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 May

Does Immigration Impact Institutions?

While the economic benefits of immigration are well documented, little research has focused on the impact of immigration on the institutions of host countries.

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Other

The Geography of Foreign Students in U.S. Higher Education: Origins and Destinations

Report Author: 
Neil G. Ruiz
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Aug

The Geography of Foreign Students in U.S. Higher Education: Origins and Destinations

The number of foreign students at U.S. universities has increased almost five-fold over the past decade and has simultaneously pumped billions of dollars into local economies.

Source Organization: 
The Brookings Institution

Investing in English Skills: The Limited English Proficient Workforce in U.S. Metropolitan Areas

Report Author: 
Jill H. Wilson
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Sep

Investing in English Skills: The Limited English Proficient Workforce in U.S. Metropolitan Areas

In this report, author Jill H. Wilson utilizes 2012 American Community Survey data to examine the Limited English Proficient (LEP) population in the U.S. and the metropolitan areas where they reside.

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Source Organization: 
The Brookings Institution

Bridging the Gap for Foreign-Educated Immigrants: A Guide for Community Colleges

Report Author: 
Alexandra Lowe
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Oct

Bridging the Gap for Foreign-Educated Immigrants: A Guide for Community Colleges

Foreign-educated immigrants, i.e. immigrants with college degrees or credits from their home country, often lack the knowledge and resources needed to obtain a job worthy of their educational accomplishments.

Source Organization: 
Center for an Urban Future

Preparing the Children of Immigrants for Early Academic Success

Report Author: 
Robert Crosnoe
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Jul

Preparing the Children of Immigrants for Early Academic Success

This report begins with a discussion of the  "immigrant paradox in education,"  a phenomenon observed by some researchers in which immigrant children "tend to do better academically and behaviorally than their families socioeconomic circumstances suggest they will."  

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Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Embracing Linguistic Diversity: The Role of Teacher Leaders in Building Seattle's Pipeline of International Schools

Report Author: 
Mariana Haynes
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Oct

Embracing Linguistic Diversity: The Role of Teacher Leaders in Building Seattle's Pipeline of International Schools

This report discusses why and how the U.S. education system needs to change in order to accommodate the increasing number of linguistically diverse students in America.

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Other

Immigrant Parents and Early Childhood Programs: Addressing Barriers of Literacy, Culture, and Systems Knowledge

Report Author: 
Maki Park & Margie McHugh
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Jun

Immigrant Parents and Early Childhood Programs: Addressing Barriers of Literacy, Culture, and Systems Knowledge

With more than 25 percent of children ages 8 and above having an immigrant parent, this report addresses the "urgent need to address barriers facing low-literate and limited English proficient (LEP) parents of young children." Forty-seven (47) percent of these pa

Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Factbook 2015: The Condition of Latinos in Education

Report Author: 
Deborah A. Santiago, Emily Calderon Galdeano, & Morgan Taylor
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Jan

Factbook 2015: The Condition of Latinos in Education

The Latino population is one of the fastest growing demographics in the U.S., rising from 13 percent to 17 percent in the last decade and currently projected to reach 31 percent by 2060.

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