“Community Colleges Build Programs That Fit Immigrants’ Needs”

The Chronicle of Higher Education

It’s like holding a class “at the corner of Times Square,” says David C. Bernstein, dean of the English Language Institute at Westchester Community College. Yet, WCC’s daily makeshift “Job English” class for day laborers, held at the job and social services center run by Neighbors Link, a local nonprofit group in Mt. Kisco, NY, is a resounding success. The program is one of many that have been added to a database of promising practices kept by CCCIE.

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