As the Trump administration looks to ramp up its immigration crackdown, advocates are rolling out how-to guides to teach schools and educators how to protect the rights of undocumented students.
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June 30, 2017
June 16, 2017
The executive order could have lifted the deportation threat for parents of millions of America's K-12 students and eased educator concerns about separating school-aged children from their parents.
May 17, 2017
Citizenship and Immigration Services agents were looking to verify information for a green card applicant, not take the child into custody. The visit to the Queens school sparked a social media firestorm.
May 15, 2017
School officials at a Queens, N.Y., elementary school turned a federal immigration officer away as part of a districtwide policy to keep immigration agents from approaching students and parents on school property without a warrant or court order.
May 01, 2017
The legislation would prohibit what it describes as "sensitive locations," including schools, from granting access to federal agents.
April 05, 2017
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.
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.