The U.S. Departments of Justice and Education are putting public schools on notice that immigrant children and youth are entitled to a free public education, regardless of their immigration status.
The two agencies published fact sheets earlier this month reminding families and educators of the rights immigrant students—specifically migratory children and unaccompanied minors—have when it comes to receiving a public education.
It’s a reminder advocates and researchers say is needed as more immigrant students are expected to enroll in the coming years, and as they continue to face challenges in accessing quality education. Click here to read more: https://www.edweek.org/teaching-learning/feds-to-schools-immigrant-students-entitled-to-free-public-education-regardless-of-status/2023/06?utm_source=nl&utm_medium=eml&utm_campaign=eu&M=7111491&UUID=2765caa861b1795e0bd34aac8ec61736&T=9494813