“Anti-immigrant rhetoric has placed our students and their families on high alert, resulting in, among other things, increased absenteeism because families fear sending their children to school.
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“Schools are safe havens. We are not immigration agents, therefore we will not be checking papers for legal status. We will continue to educate and protect our students.”
“I am committed to supporting DREAMer students by continuing to advocate for them:” TX teacher Areli Zárate.
“I am speaking out today for the millions who want nothing more than to walk out of the shadows and into a future”: Texas high school teacher Areli Zárate
Teacher David Wilkinson and DREAMer student Ana Zamora share a once-in-a-lifetime experience neither ever imagined — they were in attendance at last week’s State of the Union.
“While we welcome this action, we still have a long way to go. As a country, we have an obligation to do what is morally right and just,” said Lily Eskelsen García, Utah teacher and NEA president.
“I am a public school teacher for a reason. I teach whoever walks into my classroom. We don’t distinguish among students based on their ability or where they were born”: NC teacher Saletta Urena.
Among the six immigration principles proposed by Republican leaders is one that addresses the plight of the nation’s 2 million DREAMers.
Ill Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky fasts to show solidarity
Attention DREAMers: Tell us your story about how a public school educator inspired you to pursue your education dreams regardless of where you were born.