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Immigrant Students Need More Help in School: Report

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By: Keerthi Mohan

Language barrier is a big hurdle that’s faced by students with an immigrant background to move forward in school, reveals a report by Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) that was recently released. The report titled The Resilience of Students with an Immigration Background: Factors that Shape Well-Being, says that one in four 15-year-old students in OECD and European Union countries was either foreign-born or had a foreign-born parent and that the percentage of students with an immigrant background has grown in the past one decade. When it comes to academics, many of these students, particularly first-generation immigrant students, tend…

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