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Factors Contributing to Successful High School Completion for Resettled Refugee Students in Arizona: Student and Mentor Perspectives

Abstract Given the surge of immigrant and resettled refugee student enrollment in public schools, a strong understanding of the transition process for these students and their families and facilitating the creation of effective schooling contexts are major educational priorities. It is critical to determine how to best support and assist resettled refugee students in academic and other endeavors. This study seeks to better understand the perspectives of resettled refugee students who are recent high school graduates and their mentors in order to contribute practical insights into resettled refugee education and to give voice to these students. Informed by sociocultural theories as reflected in the works of Daniels, Cole and Wertsch, (2007) and other... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Yarrow, Eman Ibrahim (Author) / Swadener, Beth B (Advisor) / Klimek, Barbara (Committee member) / Warriner, Doris (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Education policy / Educational leadership / Refugee Children Education in U.S.A.
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 219 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Educational Leadership and Policy Studies 2012
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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