The bad news is that the demands and pressures on our schools are growing. The good news is that the nation is finally looking to educators for solutions.
Educators are uniquely positioned to work towards creating a safe, supportive and affirming school environment.
In speech to the National Press Club, Eskelsen García said educators will work to protect the hundreds of thousands of immigrant students in U.S. public schools.
Stripping the legal status of 800,000 young immigrants will tear apart families and communities and make America weaker. Congress must pass the Dream Act now.
With parents targeted for deportation, students are traumatized, often unable to learn – and increasingly turn to educators for solace and advice.
A workshop helps kids deal with the fear and anxiety about their families’ immigration status.
NEA-affiliated California Faculty Association adopts resolution calling for Cal State campuses to be a “safe zones” for students and families threatened by immigration enforcement.
The barriers refugee children face overseas create even more problems if they are eventually resettled in the United States.
An MIT engineering student who went home for winter break and a scientist tackling cardiovascular disease are just two of the many stopped at the border.
This is what educators and students are doing to make sure that ALL feel welcome, safe and valued in our schools.