July 24, 2011

Article: Teachers in Middle of Debate over Immigrant Kids

From http://www.eschoolnews.com/2011/07/07/teachers-in-middle-of-debate-over-immigrant-kids

Teachers in middle of debate over immigrant kids
Many teachers less concerned about law, more about kids' potential
July 7, 2011

When an award-winning journalist recently revealed he’s an illegal immigrant, two of the key players in his tale turned out to be educators who helped keep his secret. It’s the kind of story teachers and principals scattered across the country know well.

With some 11 million illegal immigrants in the U.S., educators increasingly find themselves caught between their obligation to educate each child and conflicting guidance, or simply no direction at all, about whether to help such students beyond the classroom.

Ultimately, the adults in each classroom have to decide for themselves how far they will go.

Read the full article at http://www.eschoolnews.com/2011/07/07/teachers-in-middle-of-debate-over-immigrant-kids

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