Immigration

Just over 3 percent of children under 18 living in America were foreign-born in 2013. In striving to make it through the K-12 system and on to higher education, this small but important portion of public school students faces special challenges.

OPINION: Universities around the world must do more to help refugees

How one European business school is working to meet the global challenge

The number of public school students could fall by more than 8% in a decade

Declining U.S. births and immigration might lead to school closures but could also mean more pre-K spots

The Caravan

OPINION: When do we talk about the migrant caravan? Now

Five ways to discuss what's happening at the U.S.-Mexico border

Clarissa Santana is a mother of three who is frustrated when she returns to college at the University of Akron and learns her credits from a for-profit school don’t transfer. She tells her story in the new documentary “Unlikely.”

Two new documentaries showcase a long and winding road to college

‘Personal Statement,’ and ‘Unlikely’ hit the film festival circuits with stories of real-life obstacles and struggles

Oct. 14, 2018 — Rohingya children play inside refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.

TEACHER VOICE: When the nation closes its doors to refugees, schools can open them

Supporting teachers and students to heal our democracy

Early evidence of a ‘Trump effect’ on bullying in schools

Preliminary study results show that a community's preference for Trump is associated with higher rates of teasing and bullying in Virginia middle schools

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STUDENT VOICE: The first in my family to go to college, thanks to a scholarship — and a borrowed van

Keeping the dream alive in Ecuador, New Jersey and Washington, D.C.

Freshmen at St. Louis Park High School, just outside of Minneapolis, take time out of their social studies class for a team-building exercise that is part of the school’s Building Assets, Reducing Risks program.

A little-known program has lifted 9th grade performance in virtually every type of school

Using a holistic approach with students to “catch those coughs before they become pneumonia”

MAFRAQ (JORDAN), April 26, 2018 — Syrian refugee children at a settlement near the Jordan-Syria border.

STUDENT VOICE: ‘Then one day a bomb exploded during my geometry class’

Fleeing Syria to pursue safety, education and a socially just world

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