In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, the founder of American Children First cited the words and actions of President Donald Trump as motivation for the effort.
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April 05, 2017
April 03, 2017
Lawmakers cautioned that the educational rights of undocumented students could be trampled on as the new administrations expands its immigration enforcement actions.
March 13, 2017
The Broward County, Fla., schools developed a five-page, step-by-step that schools staff on what do if immigration agents come calling.
March 02, 2017
The first nationwide study of foreign-language learning in nearly three decades concludes that a critical shortage of educators could imperil efforts to boost language learning.
February 28, 2017
In a wide-ranging report on the state of education for ELLs, one theme is consistent: The nation's public schools must devote more resources and research to educating students who aren't native English speakers.
February 27, 2017
The California School Boards Association addresses questions about what public schools can to do "uphold their obligation to serve all students, regardless of immigration status."
February 15, 2017
The American Federation of Teachers is concerned about recent federal immigration raids that swept up hundreds of undocumented immigrants, President Randi Weingarten said.
January 26, 2017
While President Donald Trump signed executive orders this week that could have widespread impact on immigrant communities, many in K-12 education await word on his decision on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.
January 26, 2017
TESOL International Association argues that the nation's schools serve as the nation's "de facto immigrant integration system."
January 23, 2017
The White House press secretary says President Trump will focus on immigrants who have overstayed their visas and those with criminal records, not the young people known as DREAMers.