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English language instruction for incarcerated youth

Series or Serial: ERIC NCLE digest

Publisher: National Clearinghouse on Literacy Education

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 2003

Distributor: National Clearinghouse on Literacy Education, An Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse, Center for Applied Linguistics

Source Address: 4646 40th Street, N.W.

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20016-1859

Phone: (202)-362-0700

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 4 p

Subjects: English (Second Language); Correctional Education; Youth Programs

Abstract:
This digest discusses the issues and challenges in providing English language instruction to Latino and other linguistically and culturally diverse (LCD) incarcerated youth ages 16-24 and suggests best practices and models to provide this intervention in correctional settings.

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