Educators are sounding the alarm that students have become actual targets and collateral damage in the Trump administration’s assault on immigrants.
“It’s about how we can help these kids. With that kind of attitude things go really far.”
“I shouldn’t have to talk to seven year olds about what will happen to them if their parents are deported.”
Recognizing that even adults can feel overwhelmed, educators advise that the best paths to create a positive school climate are at the individual school level.
Recent Executive Orders and ICE raids have caused fear and confusion in immigrant communities. Here’s how you can make a difference for your students.
U.S. Attorney General Sessions has a long record of undermining the civil liberties of our nation’s most underrepresented populations, including communities of color, students with disabilities, immigrants and LGBTQ populations.
This week NEA educators in Milwaukee, WI and Omaha, NE began to build a line of defense for students –no matter where they live or where they were born.
“This is not a one and done. I don’t look at this as single training or a one-off rally, but as a beginning point for continuous community engagement that will transform the lives of our students, communities and the world.”
Many people do not view the immigration in Trump’s us-versus-them world view, especially when it comes to students and their families.
Educators are raising their voices to keep schools safe for all students and call out the Trump administration’s proposed corporate takeover of public schools.