Immigrants and Refugees

Thousands of students cross the U.S.-Mexico border every day to go to college

Though many are U.S. citizens, they are still getting caught up in the anti-immigration climate

The silence of school leaders on climate change

Some educators say school boards and education groups have a responsibility to speak out on climate inaction, but those calls aren’t always being well-received

Not going it alone: International education programs in an age of isolation

A sampling of Hechinger reporting for The New York Times’s Learning section

Universities try to catch up to their growing Latinx populations

Like many U.S. colleges, Indiana University Northwest is seeing a sharp rise in Latinx students — but support for them is lagging

Niños inmigrantes aprendieron inglés en la mitad del tiempo cuando repitieron 3.° grado

Generalmente, las políticas de repetición obligatoria no resultan efectivas. Pero este importante estudio demuestra que aplicar la repetición de grado en estudiantes de tercer grado, quienes están aprendiendo inglés (y, como resultado, apoyarlos exhaustivamente), podría resultar efectiva

New programs find ways to foster student resilience

A sampling of Hechinger reporting for The New York Times’s Learning section

OPINION: How one school came together to create a safe place for immigrants

Empowering teachers to lead the way

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How teachers are helping students affected by deportations

Immigration lawyers and education experts offer advice to teachers balancing legal requirements and moral obligations

High schoolers in a social studies class at Patchogue-Medford work on a lesson about the history of nationalism.

After a hate crime, a town welcomes immigrants into its schools

Patchogue, Long Island, site of a brutal anti-immigrant murder in 2008, has revamped its school programs to better assist young people fleeing violence in Central America

The Thompson family, (from left) Clive, CJ, Christine, Oneita and Timothy, stand in the sanctuary of the First United Methodist Church of Germantown, where the parents and their two youngest children have been living since August.

Going to school when your family is in hiding from ICE

ICE allowed a Jamaican family to stay in the country for years, then suddenly ordered them deported last summer. Now, as the family seeks sanctuary in a church, the children are struggling to maintain their grades and dreams of college

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