Tag: EDUCATION

Teacher of the Year Gives Trump Letters from Refugee Children

When Mandy Manning went to the White House yesterday to receive the Teacher of the Year honor from President Trump, she brought along gifts...

Governor Cuomo’s Excelsior Scholarship Program Excludes DACA Recipients

Important Update: Attorney General Sessions Announces Termination of DACA Program. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that New York would have the first accessible college program, known...

NY Attorney General and Commissioner of Education are Dedicated to Protecting...

In a statement released by New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and State Commissioner of Education MaryEllen Elia on February 27, the two...

Westbury school district to allow access to undocumented students

It’s a federal law to provide education to all students in the U.S. regardless of their immigration status, although in the last couple of...

Summit Action Steps from the Education Breakout Session

This is the second article in our series outlining the results of and intended follow up steps to each of the breakout sessions from...

Demand Skelos Pass the NY DREAM Act

With passage of the New York State DREAM Act a possibility this year, Long Island’s own Dean Skelos is the focus of organizing efforts....

Scholarships Available to Immigrants Regardless of Status

Sometimes it is not easy to pursue your dreams when your immigration status is an obstacle to achieving them. As immigration advocates, we continue...

School Records Key to Applying for DACA

The expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will begin in a month. The expansion covers those undocumented immigrants who arrived...

New Federal Guidance Issued on School Obligations for English Language Learners

New guidance from the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and Department of Justice (DOJ) released jointly January 8 reminds states, school districts, and schools...

New State Rules Will Ease School Enrollment for Immigrant Children

Parents and guardians of immigrant children will find it easier to enroll their children in school under new rules proposed Monday by the New...

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