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  • NYC to roll out ‘formal plan’ to enroll migrant kids in public schools

    Aug 16, 2022

    08.15.2022 | NY Post | Rita Rodriguez-Engberg, director of the Immigrant Students’ Rights Project at Advocates for Children, said that the recent arrivals who are learning English and living in shelters “will need targeted support in school, including programming to help them learn English and participate in class.” 

    “It’s important for city agencies to work together on a coordinated effort to ensure that every newly arrived immigrant student is placed in a school that can meet their needs by the start of the school year,” Rodriguez-Engberg said. Read article