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Migrant Children in Public Schools

WBEZ’s Nereida Moreno shares insights from reporting on migrant students and families in Chicago Public Schools. (EWA Radio Episode 330)

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After years of downward enrollment trends, Chicago Public Schools is seeing an influx of newcomer students, many of whom are new to the United States. 

Nereida Moreno of WBEZ Chicago is covering their stories, from the challenges of learning a language and making friends to efforts by schools and community leaders to help them – and their families – acclimate.

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