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L.A. Education Board Sends Message to Trump: Schools Will Stay ‘Safe Zones’ for Students in U.S. Illegally

The Los Angeles Board of Education voted to approve a resolution reaffirming L.A. Click here to read the full story on LATimes.com. Board members also seconded a policy that protects the immigration information and identities of students, family members and school staff. (Credit: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)

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L.A. Students board a bus back to school after walking out of class and attending a march in downtown Los Angeles on Nov. 14, 2016. Board members also agreed to write a joint letter to Trump “affirming the American ideals that are celebrated in Los Angeles.”
In the past, these policies have been largely symbolic — ICE considers schools and churches to be “sensitive” locations and does not carry out raids in schools, according to the agency. illegally. 14, 2016. 34.052234
-118.243685 Education Board Sends Message to Trump: Schools Will Stay ‘Safe Zones’ for Students in U.S. Illegally

Students board a bus back to school after walking out of class and attending a march in downtown Los Angeles on Nov. Unified’s current policy, which directs school staff members not to allow federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents onto school campuses unless their visit has been approved by the superintendent and the district’s lawyers. (Credit: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)

The nation’s second-largest school system on Tuesday sent a message to President-elect Donald Trump: Los Angeles’ public schools will continue to be “safe zones” for students in the U.S.