Sanctuary Schools Resolution in D.C.

**UPDATE from May 2017**  The Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia issued the following answers to frequently asked questions for schools. The Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) issued the following guidance for schools. **UPDATE on March 7, 2017**  The Deputy Mayor for Education responded to our proposal for sanctuary schools in […]

D.C. Sanctuary School Letter Signers

On February 14, 2017, Teaching for Change, whose constituents include D.C. educators and immigrant families, sent a proposal addressed to Mayor Muriel Bowser, Deputy Mayor for Education Jennifer Niles, and other D.C. officials requesting that DC Public Schools and LEAs adopt sanctuary/safe zone policies. Following are additional organizations and individuals who have signed onto the letter. To […]

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Step Up for Immigrant Students and Families in D.C. Schools

Creating sanctuary schools for our students and families cannot wait, especially in the current political climate in which the President is threatening increased harassment and deportation of undocumented immigrants. The inaction by D.C. officials on the sanctuary schools proposal means that we as a community must take action where our officials are unwilling to do […]

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