Learning Exercise: Sociological Foundations Supporting the Study of Cultural Diversity
This assignment explores some of the barriers facing low-income cultural and linguistic minority youth to educational equality.
Course: Student Success
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Alternative Solutions: Read the research report by Hugh Mehan entitled Sociological Foundations Supporting the Study of Cultural Diversity accessed at http://www.ncela.gwu.edu/pubs/ncrcdsll/rr1.htm. Identify some of the barriers facing low-income cultural and linguistic minority youth to educational equality. After receiving permission, conduct an interview with an English language learner (ELL) student or acquaintance concerning his/her educational experiences since arrival in the United States. Using an example of an educational barrier the ELL faced, write an alternative solution for a successful educational experience. Share your writing with your classmates on the discussion board.
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- College General Ed