NPR Features story about Unaccompanied Minors at OIHS summer school

The article features OIHS students and the Oakland Unified School District's Unaccompanied Minor Specialist Ariana Flores, hired with support and advocacy from the OIHS community. "It's been a year since thousands of unaccompanied minors surged into the U.S.," the story begins, "Overwhelming some school districts. These children, many of whom don't speak English and have lived through violence, trauma and abuse, pose a serious challenge to schools. Some districts weren't ready. Oakland, Calif., was." Listen/read here: http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2015/10/20/447014644/a-year-later-the-school-system-that-welcomed-unaccompanied-minors


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