As Kids Walk Out Over Immigration, Dallas ISD Trustee Wants to Remind Them ‘our Schools Are Safe Places'

As hundreds of students staged walkouts for a second day on Friday over tougher national immigration policies, one Dallas ISD trustee wants to make clear that all kids are welcome and safe at school.Next week the board will consider a resolution by trustee Jaime Resendez that says DISD educates all children, regardless of immigration status.“It’s a show of support,” said Resendez, an attorney and Iraq war veteran who's the son of Mexican immigrants. “To me, it’s the right thing to do for our students and our city and our country.”Hundreds of students from several Dallas ISD schools walked out of classes Friday, according to district officials and Facebook videos. Those campuses include eight high schools — Sunset, Spruce, Skyline, Kimball, South Oak Cliff, North Dallas, Conrad and W.T. White — and one middle school, Tasby.  Continue reading...

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