Education Is Hard On Immigrant Students

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Studies show that youth who do not perform well in school or do not like school, are more likely to be involved in delinquent behaviour. Many gang members have reported that going to school felt like a form of incarceration. Many children who don’t like school often correlate their dislike with the teachers. Also, some school environments just do not suit some children, therefore they feel trapped. Likewise, tests are set up in a way that do not acknowledge the different ways of learning, hence, scoring lower on tests and giving a negative mental image for teens that are not visual learners or auditory learners. Education is especially hard on immigrant children, since they do not speak English at home, grasping the education and understanding
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