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SDUHSD board passes resolution declaring all schools a ‘safe place’

SDUHSD board passes resolution declaring all schools a ‘safe place’

Speaking at the San Dieguito Union High School District (SDUHSD) board meeting March 9, San Dieguito High School Academy teacher Rob Ross said that a few weeks ago he noticed that one of his students seemed stressed in class. When he asked if she was OK, she burst into tears. The student told him she couldn’t concentrate in school because of the fear and anxiety she was facing — her parents are undocumented immigrants and they had been discussing plans if they should suddenly “disappear” due to deportation.

Ross said that in his work with Latino leadership and supports groups, more students have reported feeling widespread fear to the point of terror, families who have been here for...

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