Public schools can work more closely with youth, parents and their communities, despite limited resources. You know refugee youth can be high performers, but many require extra help. RSP can work with schools to overcome individual, family and community language and cultural barriers and improve learning outcomes.
- Improve ACT scores.
- Reduce refugee drop-outs.
- Involve community leaders.
- Strengthen Service Learning.
- Meet UNC system minimums.
- Improve parents’ involvement.
- Improve and language and cultural bridges to newcomers.
Service Learning can be a big motivator for refugee youth as a way to broaden their horizons, stay in school, and help themselves, their families and communities build stronger ties to one another and to their new country.