At a panel discussion and film screening Tuesday, experts in education and immigration advocacy discussed how to build welcoming school communities for all students, like immigrants and English language learners.
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October 01, 2014
September 29, 2014
The Pritzker Taubert Family Foundation is committing about $3 million in college scholarships for undocumented youth who will graduate next spring from Chicago's Noble Network of Charter Schools.
September 24, 2014
A new TV ad from the National Education Association features Spanish-speaking parents charging that U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, the Republican challenger for a U.S. Senate seat, is standing in the way of making college more accessible to immigrant families.
September 03, 2014
While a majority of Americans support reuniting unaccompanied minors with their family members living in the U.S., the idea of allowing the undocumented children and youth to attend public schools is not as popular.
August 26, 2014
David is one of tens of thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children who have arrived in the United State since last fall, bringing traumatic experiences, harsh memories, and hopes for a chance to stay permanently.
August 06, 2014
More than half of the 1.2 million undocumented immigrant youth who had met the requirements to seek relief from deportation have applied for the reprieve, according to a new Migration Policy Institute analysis.
August 01, 2014
Conservative Republicans in the House want to scale back the Obama administration's deferred action program in exchange for their votes on a spending measure to address the border crisis.
July 29, 2014
Congress appears unlikely to reach an agreement on emergency funds to address the surge of unaccompanied minors flowing across the Southwest border from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras.
July 28, 2014
School districts that absorb large numbers of recently-arrived immigrants can use a key stream of federal funding for support.
July 23, 2014
The House and Senate have drafted vastly different emergency spending measures aimed at addressing the surge of unaccompanied minors streaming across the U.S.-Mexico border.