American Education and the European Immigrant: 1840-1940
See Education and the Advancement of American Jews, starting on page 44.
History of Immigrant Female Students in Chicago Public Schools, 1900--1950
This link leads to a citation for a doctoral dissertation completed at the Univerity of Illinois/Urbana. To the right of the screen, you will see a link to the "Full Text-PDF". This is over 200 pages, so you won't want to print the whole dissertation. Look at the table of contents starting on page vii. There is a great deal of background information as well as chapters devoted to specific ethnic groups.
Encyclopedia of Education, 2nd edition
Volume 4, pages 1340-1343
Jewish Americans: Doing Well and Doing Good
Links to part of a PBS documentary on Jewish Americans.
Our Parents’ Lives: The Americanization of Eastern European Jews
Chapter 3, Breaking Away From Torah: The Impact of American Schooling, starts on page 74. A section entitled "God, Country, and Home": Jewish Children in Ameriocan Schools starts on page 85.
Ethnic Differences: Schooling and Social Structure Among the Irish, Italians, Jews, and Blacks in an American City, 1880-1935
Although this book is essentially a scholarly treatment of the situation in one city (Providence, RI), it provides some general observations that may be useful.