After school programs for new immigrants and for families; Johnston Heights High School and informal collaboration with a local church This paper explores after school programs for new immigrants and for their families. The paper looks at a specific literacy program/class that helps new immigrant high school students and explores how the program benefits them in terms of literacy acquisition and in term of leading a better life. By looking closely at this particular program, it will be possible to look at how the program forges healthy links between literacy, community and family. Not surprisingly, the following items will comprise the core of this paper: a description of the program or area of literacy practice and why it is important;...The end:
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