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  • Denied At the Door: Language Barriers Block Immigrant Parents from School Involvement

    This 2004 report by AFC and the New York Immigration Coalition addresses the lack of meaningful access afforded to parents with limited English proficiency to their children’s schools and the school system due to language differences.

    Feb 19, 2004

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    Evidence suggests that parental involvement in a child’s education is a key factor to success in school. Yet this reports finds that New York City and New York State have failed to ensure that immigrant and Limited English Proficient parents have the most basic access to their children’s schools.

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