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November 1, 2018
Bringing a civics lesson to life, KIPP schools host a citizenship ceremony on campus
One hundred and fifty immigrants were moments away from taking their oath of citizenship on Tuesday when a high school student named Armando began to…
October 9, 2018
Five ways a proposed immigration rule could impact Colorado students and schools
Advocates for immigrant families fear that a proposed federal rule governing green card decisions could pose challenges for students, educators, and schools.
June 27, 2018
Denver principals denounce family separation policies, reassure immigrants that schools are safe for their children
Principals of Denver schools say changes in immigration policy and enforcement have left their students traumatized and fearful.
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June 26, 2018
This Brooklyn principal has some advice for teaching children who were separated at the border
Meghan Dunn — the principal of P.S. 446 in Brownsville, Brooklyn — has deep experience educating students who have experienced trauma.
May 22, 2018
This Bronx school threw a party for its African families. Now it’s grown into something much more
Aboudoulaye Adizetou’s phone dinged with text message after text message from her daughter. Was Adizetou bringing the…
March 13, 2018
In-state tuition bill for Tennessee’s undocumented immigrants clears first legislative hurdle
The bill would provide in-state tuition to any student who attends a Tennessee high school for at least three years, regardless of their immigration status.
February 14, 2018
Study finds DACA encourages undocumented kids to stay in school, as Congress ponders their future
Giving undocumented young people protection from deportation came with a big education bonus: It made them more likely to finish high school and enter college.
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.
October 26, 2017
Communicating with Spanish-speaking parents is a challenge in Memphis. Meet the former teacher who’s taking it on.
Talia Palacio is transforming how Shelby County Schools interacts with Hispanic families.
October 6, 2017
DACA is still an issue. Here are three questions students are asking in Memphis.
Students at Central High School talk about the wind-down of protections for undocumented immigrants — and what it means for America.
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.
August 7, 2017
Immigrant families get rock star treatment on the first day back to school in Memphis
Neighbors, faith leaders and advocacy groups gather at 25 Memphis schools to welcome immigrant families on the first day back from summer break.
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.
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.
May 17, 2017
‘I have hidden my legal status for 11 years’: A disillusioned high school senior speaks out
A new group called Teens Take Charge recently hosted an open-mic event featuring the voices of high school students from across the city. Here's what they said.
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