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Forty-three Years of Educational Excellence for English Learners & Biliteracy for All

March 28 - 31, 2018

Sacramento Convention Center
Sacramento, California 

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Thursday, March 29 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Beyond Teaching English: Supporting High School Completion by Immigrant and Refugee Students

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Immigrant students who arrive in the U.S. during their middle and high school years face daunting hurdles as they juggle learning a new language and culture while also trying to quickly close knowledge gaps and get on track to graduate high school. This panel will explore how school districts are honing their approaches to help newcomer students meet the challenges they face--including developing processes to identify students’ academic and socioemotional needs, connecting them with mental-health and legal supports, and tailoring curricular pathways in ways that balance student needs with policy constraints.

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Julie Sugarman

Senior Policy Analyst for PreK-12 Education, Migration Policy Institute
Julie Sugarman is senior policy analyst for preK-12 education at the Migration Policy Institute’s National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy, where she focuses on issues related to immigrant and English learner students in elementary and secondary schools. Her areas of focus... Read More →

Thursday March 29, 2018 1:30pm - 2:45pm PDT
308 - Sacramento Convention Center