Education Department memo orders schools to take in illegal alien kids

School districts across the country are being sent a memo from the Department of Education that insructs them to admit children regardless of their or their parents’ actual or perceived national origin, citizenship, or immigration status.” It also says that all kids “are entitled to equal access to a public elementary and secondary education," Oh really? "Entitled"? Only Congress can grant an entitlement and I don't recall any such legislation being passed. Of course, the courts have ruled that these kids are eligible for an education, But congress and the courts are silent about how states are going to pay for this flood of new students. The Hill: The prospect of tens of thousands of children mostly from Central American countries attending school as they wait for their immigration status to be decided has the potential to be explosive after this summer’s emotional public debate about the border. Several Republican governors...(Read Full Post)

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