Living in deportation’s shadow: How one Los Angeles charter school grapples with immigration e

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Aug 21, 12:00 AM

Living in deportation’s shadow: How one Los Angeles charter school grapples with immigration enforcement

Since several parents came forward about the deportation of their spouses last school year, the charter network has been grappling with ways to support the families they serve. Camino Nuevo has eight campuses serving about 3,600 students from pre-kindergarten through high school. Although the network doesn’t ask its students about their immigration status, about 90 percent of children come into the network as English language learners, said Nicole Brown, the principal at Camino Nuevo’s Kayne Siart campus.

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