Supporting Newcomer Students through Parent Civic Engagement in Schools

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If you work in refugee resettlement or serve as a refugee community leader, watch this recording to learn how you can encourage refugees to become more civically engaged with their local school systems. Presenters discuss opportunities such as providing input on budgets and weighing in on school board policies and regulations. Learn about refugee parental rights, such as receiving information in a language one understands, that impact civic engagement. Finally, learn about the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and how it may affect refugee students and families.

Topic(s): Children/Youth and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Early Childhood Education, Youth Education
Resource Type: Archived Webinar
Date: July 1, 2018
Language(s): English
Target Audience(s): Service Provider
Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)

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