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Current Event September 20, 2016

Immigrant Parents Have a Steep Learning Curve

Immigrants living in the United States have a lot to learn when they first arrive. Parents must learn how the school system works in the United States so that they can ensure their children are successful. There are often cultural differences as well as language barriers, which make it difficult to adapt. An organization in Rhode Island helps immigrant parents navigate the school system by providing classes that are translated into several languages. Listen to hear what kinds of challenges immigrant parents face.

Immigration Education

Story Length: 6:20

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John Bender, RIPR

AIR DATE: 05/19/2016

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