“This is a public school and everybody is welcome as they are. The onus is on us to make any accommodations within our human power to help all of our students feel safe and happy.”
“Teaching my students about the diverse cultures that make up America helps them see our shared humanity.”
“Family unity plays a critical role in student success. Yet growing numbers of public school students live in fear that our nation’s immigration policies will break up their families, forcing them to choose between their country and their loved ones.”
Groups work to make sure hard-working DREAMer students have access to accurate information
Thanks to President Obama, DREAMer students can apply beginning August 15 to live and work temporarily in the U.S.
By Mary Ellen Flannery Parents, students and NEA educators cheered the Obama administration’s announcement today that it would stop the deportation of hundreds of thousands of “Dreamers”—those young adults who arrived in this country as children—and instead provide them with work visas. “It’s wonderful news,” said Matilde Vallejos, a student services worker with Maryland’s Montgomery … Continued