North Carolina schools adapt to meet immigrant students' needs

09/8/2004 | News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), The

Most schools in the Triangle area of North Carolina use the pullout method of training English-learners, which involves giving foreign-born students one or two hours a day of intensive language lessons. In the forward-thinking Alamance-Burlington School System, a Newcomers Center immerses new immigrant students in eight to 16 weeks of intensive English instruction before placing them in regular classrooms.

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