CAL Spotlight on the Chinese Education Center Elementary School: A Newcomer Program in San Francisco

August 22, 2018

In this article CAL staff member Annie Laurie Duguay shares excerpts from an interview with Victor Tam, principal of the Chinese Education Center (CEC) in San Francisco. The CEC is a K-5 elementary school that has welcomed newcomer students from Mandarin and Cantonese-speaking backgrounds and has served the Chinese immigrant community in San Francisco for the last 49 years. Also included are guiding questions for school leaders on serving newcomers.

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