Introduction: Educating Immigrant Youth: The Role of Institutions and Agency


by Jennifer Holdaway & Richard Alba — 2009

This introduction to the special issue lays out a framework for the articles to follow by outlining the ways in which the governance structures of education—from national authorities that set federal policy, down to individual schools and administrative practices—shape the opportunities open to children of immigrants. The authors outline some of the main features of educational governance and discuss their relevance to the education of immigrants. It concludes with an overview of the articles in the issue.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 111 Number 3, 2009, p. 597-615
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 15339, Date Accessed: 10/19/2017 7:44:22 PM

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