Saturday, 20 September 2014

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English-Language Learners Promised More Support

English-Language Learners Promised More Support

English-language learners in New York public schools were promised more support from Chancellor Carmen Fariña and her new head of ELL, Milady Baez, reports Chalkbeat.

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Migrating from Central America to the Hudson Valley

Migrating from Central America to the Hudson Valley

La Voz describes two brothers among several people migrating from Central America to the Hudson Valley, and the challenges such migrants face.

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Black Life Matters: On the Freedom Ride

Black Life Matters: On the Freedom Ride

Colorlines editorial director Akiba Solomon writes about Black Life Matters, the action and freedom ride to Ferguson, Missouri, she participated in.

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Preparing for New Immigrant Students

Preparing for New Immigrant Students

The Internationals Network for Public Schools welcomes youth from Central America as well as many other nations.

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Biking for Sewol

Biking for Sewol

Korea Daily reports on the long bicycle journey across the U.S. taken by a Columbia University student to commemorate the Sewol ferry disaster.

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Students Talk about Segregated Schools

Students Talk about Segregated Schools

The Riverdale Press went into some of New York's segregated schools to hear what students say about the consequences of racial isolation and division.

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Teen Taiko Drumming and J-Pop

Teen Taiko Drumming and J-Pop

High schoolers learned about Japanese culture at a workshop at the Japan Society.

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Helping Young Migrants Navigate Immigration Court

Helping Young Migrants Navigate Immigration Court

Pro bono attorneys meet juveniles at their first court date in New York.

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Cases of Immigrant Children in NYC Move Slowly

Cases of Immigrant Children in NYC Move Slowly

After spending a day at a New York immigration court, a reporter for El Diario found that most cases of unaccompanied minors crossing the border are postponed due to a lack of lawyers.

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A Salvadoran Mother Disappears Without a Trace

A Salvadoran Mother Disappears Without a Trace

El Diario covers the struggles of Luis Fuentes, a father of two who has spent almost two years searching across three countries for his wife who went missing at the U.S. border.

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Preserving Wi-Fi in a Disaster

Preserving Wi-Fi in a Disaster

A mesh network with a series of routers may be installed in Far Rockaway to preserve Wi-Fi in a disaster and thereby keep community members connected, The Wave reports.

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