June 15 marks the anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Plyler v. Doe. The court ruled in 1982 that schools could not deny students a public education based on their citizenship status. Use these resources, including SPLC’s new guide and pamphlets for advocating for immigrant students and emerging English speakers, to ensure your school is doing right by students and families.
The history of this originally Southern holiday acknowledges hard history while also empowering students to be advocates for change.
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Supporting Students Through Coronavirus
Explore and use these resources to support student well-being and learning during school closures, and we will keep this page updated as we publish new pieces.