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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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Other

iCount: A Data Quality Movement for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Higher Education

Report Author: 
Robert Teranishi, Libby Lok, & Back Mai Dolly Nguyen
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Jun

iCount: A Data Quality Movement for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Higher Education

Citing numerous calls over the last two decades to disaggregate data so that the educational experiences and outcomes of specific Asian American/Pacific Islander (AAPI) groups are revealed, iCount argues that "the aggregation of AAPI sub-groups into a single data category is a civil rights issue" because it masks significant gaps in educationa

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Other

How Changes in Immigration Policy Might Affect the Federal Budget

Report Author: 
Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
Original Date of Publication: 
2015 Jan

How Changes in Immigration Policy Might Affect the Federal Budget

How changes in immigration policy might affect the federal budget discusses how changes in immigration legislation might affect portions of the federal budget, including immigrant eligibility for public benefits and the share of tax revenues derived from immigrants.

Source Organization: 
American Federation of Teachers

Does Immigration Increase Economic Growth?

Report Author: 
Diana Furchtgott-Roth
Original Date of Publication: 
2014 Dec

Does Immigration Increase Economic Growth?

The author reviews the evidence on whether immigration helps or harms American workers. The consensus among economists is that increased immigration leads to higher economic growth and that immigrants complement rather than displace native-born workers.

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Other

U.S. High-Skilled Immigration, Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Empirical Approaches and Evidence

Report Author: 
William R. Kerr
Original Date of Publication: 
2013 Aug

In the 2008 Current Population Survey, immigrants represented 16 percent of the United States workforce with a bachelor's education. Moreover, immigrants accounted for 29 percent of the growth in this workforce during the 1995-2008 period. Exceeding these strong overall contributions, the role of immigrants within science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields is even more pronounced. Even so, the importance of the global migration of STEM talent has been under-studied. In this paper, "U.S.

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