Deportation fears taking a toll on immigrant children’s education
A targeted effort by the Obama administration as the new year opened to remove undocumented families with children has prompted renewed protests from educators and fears in immigrant communities, particularly in Southern California. Nearly 300 educators nationwide, some lawmakers and the country’s largest teachers unions are condemning the stepped-up enforcement actions that occurred in several...
By Mareesa Nicosia | February 2, 2016
Morning Read: Teacher Dismissal Plan Moving Ahead
Teacher Firing Bill Gains Momentum Legislation that would make it easier to fire teachers accused of sex crimes against children and other serious offenses appears to stand a good chance of reaching Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk after similar measures repeatedly stalled through the years. SD Union-Tribune Wendy Greuel Re-Starts Campaign With Aggressive Tone On schools,...
By Samantha Oltman | April 3, 2013
Morning Read: New Immigration Law Creates Paperwork Deluge
New Policy for Young Immigrants Creates Paperwork Deluge Lydia Ramos, assistant to Superintendent John Deasy, says the system has the largest DACA-eligible population in the country. School officials knew the paperwork demands would take a toll at the individual school level, she says, particularly “in an environment where, in California, our schools have been ravaged...
By Samantha Oltman | December 13, 2012