“If You Need Help, They are Always There for us”: Education for Refugees in an International High School in NYC

  title={“If You Need Help, They are Always There for us”: Education for Refugees in an International High School in NYC},
  author={Mary Mendenhall and Lesley Erin Bartlett and Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher},
  journal={The Urban Review},
This qualitative study examines how an “international” high school in New York City responds to the needs of refugee students. It asks: What are the specific academic needs of secondary-level refugee students? How does one school meet their needs, and what challenges are encountered? To complement one-on-one semi-structured interviews and focus group discussions, this qualitative study also entailed a participatory visual methodology through which students were provided digital or disposable… 
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