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Listen To Part 3: How Prince George’s Schools Support Undocumented Students Who Are Dealing With Trauma

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Listen To Part 3: How Prince George’s Schools Support Undocumented Students Who Are Dealing With Trauma

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A hand painted sign in the hallway of the International Student Admissions and Enrollment office in Prince Georges County.
A hand painted sign in the hallway of the International Student Admissions and Enrollment office in Prince Georges County.
Tyrone Turner / WAMU/Dcist
WAMU 88.5
Friday, December 18, 2020

Many undocumented children are very vulnerable already — they’re poor, don’t have health insurance and struggle with basic needs like food and housing. But what might be the defining characteristic of this population is the considerable trauma they’ve experienced, in their home countries and in the U.S.

In part three of our series on undocumented children, we look at how Prince George’s county schools are focusing on mental health supports for them.

[This story was originally published by WAMU 88.5]

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