When kids hear about travel bans, border walls, and refugee quotas, they start asking questions. Books can help.
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.
With parents targeted for deportation, students are traumatized, often unable to learn – and increasingly turn to educators for solace and advice.
Under NCLB, high-quality bilingual teaching has been pushed aside by relentless test prep.
The surge in newcomers from Central America presents steep challenges, but educators are finding ways to support students.