ASIA Teams With Lakewood City Schools to Aid Refugee Students

ASIA is excited to announce a partnership with Lakewood City Schools to provide after-school tutoring to Lakewood school district’s refugee students from Nepal, Somalia, Myanmar and Bhutan:

In an effort to help Lakewood’s newest citizens succeed, the Lakewood City Schools and Asian Services in Action Inc. (ASIA), have teamed up to provide tutoring services for the district’s more than 180 refugee students across grades K-12.

The Memorandum of Understanding between the two entities, passed unanimously by the Lakewood Board of Education on Feb. 6, calls for the district to provide space at Emerson Elementary School for ASIA Inc. to conduct tutoring sessions two days a week after school. The district will also provide computers, software, textbooks, smart boards and other resource materials to help accelerate the students’ assimilation into the schools and the community.

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