Unaccompanied Children in Schools: What You Need to Know

In recent months, schools throughout the United States have been experiencing a significant shift in their student populations. Although U.S. schools have a long history of educating immigrant students, the arrival of unaccompanied minors from Central America in high numbers presents the unique task of educating students who face a variety of challenges. The following tips offer useful, basic information about this group of students and what schools need to know to best meet their needs.