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U.S. Schools Prepare for Influx of Child Migrants

With an influx of unaccompanied child migrants crossing the border between the U.S. and Mexico, schools across the country are preparing to make room for the new arrivals.

School children at Arnoldo Cantu Sr. Elementary School in San Juan, Texas, enjoy their free breakfast, April 24, 2013.

With an influx of unaccompanied child migrants crossing the border between the U.S. and Mexico, schools across the country are preparing to make room for the new arrivals. While debate swirls around the issue in Washington, federal law requires immigration authorities to welcome children from noncontiguous countries and enroll them in school, a task that poses big challenges. (Education Week)

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