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Listen To Part 4: Prince George’s Schools Welcome Undocumented Students By Respecting Their Past

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Listen To Part 4: Prince George’s Schools Welcome Undocumented Students By Respecting Their Past

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Cooper Lane Elementary School in Landover Hills, Maryland.
Cooper Lane Elementary School in Landover Hills, Maryland.
WAMU 88.5
Friday, December 18, 2020

The journey many undocumented children take to the United States is a harrowing one. The challenges continue when they enter public schools with new rules, a new language and new culture. Prince George’s County schools have made a conscious effort to welcome these students by respecting their past.

In the fourth part of our series on undocumented children, we look at how this approach helps improve kids’ health and academic outcomes. 

[This story was originally published by WAMU 88.5.]

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