ACCESS to School: An innovative two-generation school readiness approach to empowering immigrant parents

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Education Begins Before School: In this book, you will read about immigrant parents seeking a better life for their children with help from American educators. This is the first book in The Bib to Backpack Learning Series, focusing on a program called ACCESS to School in Detroit, Michigan. ACCESS and the other learning communities hope readers will learn from their accomplishments, then will use some of these ideas to shape their own programs. This book describes challenges faced in initial development of the program, curriculum, tips for community leaders and responses from parents and children.   
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The nonprofit ACCESS was founded in 1971 as Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services in Detroit. Its original mission was assisting Arab immigrants to adapt to life in the United States. Nearly half a century later, ACCESS is the largest Arab American human services nonprofit in the United States. With eight locations and more than 100 programs, ACCESS offers a wide range of social, economic, health and educational services to a diverse population. While continuing to focus on southeast Michigan, ACCESS programs now connect with networks nationwide.    

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ACCESS
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Published on
May 10, 2016
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Pages
152
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ISBN
9781942011262
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English
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Genres
Education / Multicultural Education
Family & Relationships / Parenting / General
Social Science / Social Work
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