LAUSD Vows To Protect Undocumented Students Amidst Post-Election Protests
The Los Angeles Board of Education voted to continue its current policy of “safe zones” and passed a policy to keep the information and identity of undocumented students, family members, and staff guarded.
This is a direct message that Los Angeles Unified is sending to President Elect Donald Trump, as he has been vocal about his ideas to lift all safeguards for undocumented immigrants, reports the LA Times.
This vote is a huge step and means that LA school board members are listening to students and the community after 4,000 high school students walked out and protested the election, marching to City Hall, calling on elected officials to protect undocumented students and families.
Board President Steve Zimmer said, “I think it’s safe to say that the superintendent and I, listening to children, heard things that shook us deeply.”
Read more at LA Times.