English Language Learning Students in Nevada: An Exploration on the Newcomer Center in Wooster High School
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The number of immigrants coming into the United States from Mexico has been increasing exponentially from year to year. Several states have prepared for this influx of Spanish speaking English Language Learner (ELL) students and, consequently, offer supplemental services to these students ensure the greatest degree of learning in terms of both the scholastic material as well as the English language. The question arises as to the level of assistance programs provide for the secondary level students, namely the Newcomer Center in Washoe County School District (WCSD). The main focus of this thesis will be to answer how these secondary ELL students are supported in such a Newcomer Center in WCSD.