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pre-k for all
January 17, 2018
New York City will add dual language options in pre-K to attract parents and encourage diversity
Popular with parents, the programs can also be effective in boosting the performance of students who are learning English as a new language.
January 12, 2018
As Washington decides their fate, ‘Dreamers’ preparing for college are stuck in limbo
These students aren’t just breathlessly waiting to learn whether they’ll be accepted into college -- they’re waiting to see whether they have a future in this country.
raising the curtain
November 14, 2017
Aurora high school students started rehearsing a musical about an earlier time — and discovered ‘harsh truths’ about today
Performing arts students at Hinkley High School in Aurora found a place to discuss issues of race in America as they came together to prepare a performance of Ragtime.
October 19, 2017
Here’s how New York City schools are preparing to serve students impacted by Hurricane Maria
New York City is preparing to potentially welcome an influx of students fleeing Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands after the powerful hurricane struck.
October 3, 2017
Security measures at Aurora schools are supposed to protect kids, but are they scaring away some of their parents?
All Aurora schools this year are asking visitors to present a photo ID to enter a school.
September 8, 2017
From passionate to politics-free, here’s how Colorado school districts responded to Trump’s DACA decision
The response shows how school districts view their responsibilities when a divisive national policy change carries implications for many Colorado students and families.
September 8, 2017
‘I consider myself American.’ A New York City Dreamer reflects on what losing DACA would mean for him
Williams life, like those of many in the program, was thrown into turmoil by Tuesday’s announcement.
Into the unknown
September 7, 2017
In New York City, the new school year starts with anxiety over DACA
School began Thursday for most New York City students, some of whom will face the new year with anxiety over their legal status -- or that of their family members.
September 5, 2017
School leaders in Memphis and Nashville pledge to stick by immigrant students as changes loom
Leaders of Tennessee’s two largest school districts say they'll support students and families impacted by President Trump’s decision to phase out federal DACA protections.
August 31, 2017
Denver schools chief: Removing DACA protections for undocumented immigrants would be ‘catastrophic’
President Trump is expected to roll back protections for undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children.
July 31, 2017
Tennessee education group campaigns against new threats to DACA and undocumented immigrants
The Tennessee Educational Equity Coalition urges U.S. Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker to show national leadership in the DACA debate as new threats emerge.
July 28, 2017
What three New York City teens say about politics today — and getting their peers to vote
Plenty of adults are frustrated with politics these days, when turning on the television or reading the latest news alert brings a fresh jolt of…
June 16, 2017
Trump administration says DACA protections will stay for now — a temporary win for undocumented educators, students
The ultimate fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, also known as DACA, is unclear.
June 9, 2017
Aurora school board: Judge us by our actions, not one board member’s words
Board member Cathy Wildman's comments about immigrants have proved challenging for the board.
June 6, 2017
Aurora school board member facing criticism for comments about immigrants: “We have rules for a reason”
Aurora school board member Cathy Wildman responded during a board meeting Tuesday to criticism of her comments on immigrants.
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