The International Newcomer Academy: A Case Study

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This initial investigation into the special program for English as a Second Language (ESL) students, the International Newcomer Academy (INA), examines and describes the nature of this new school in comparison with the nature of the Language Centers functioning in host schools as schools within schools. This study was prompted by the need to document perceptions, behaviors, and practices of all principal players, which might result in program improvement to benefit students. The primary goal for establishing this new school was to focus primarily on beginner limited English proficient (LEP) students so that the language centers would be relieved, and ... continued below

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Maduawuchukwu, Augustina Eberechukwu August 1997.

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This initial investigation into the special program for English as a Second Language (ESL) students, the International Newcomer Academy (INA), examines and describes the nature of this new school in comparison with the nature of the Language Centers functioning in host schools as schools within schools. This study was prompted by the need to document perceptions, behaviors, and practices of all principal players, which might result in program improvement to benefit students. The primary goal for establishing this new school was to focus primarily on beginner limited English proficient (LEP) students so that the language centers would be relieved, and so do a better job of teaching intermediate and advanced LEP students.

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Maduawuchukwu, Augustina Eberechukwu. The International Newcomer Academy: A Case Study, dissertation, August 1997; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278499/: accessed August 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .