Listen To Part 3: How Prince George’s Schools Support Undocumented Students Who Are Dealing With Trauma
This story is part of a larger project by Kavitha Cardoza, a participant in the 2019 National Fellowship, who is exploring the unprecedented challenges education professionals must address when they attempt to create and manage programs and services to support undocumented children.
Her other stories include:
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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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