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During these trying times, it is imperative that we continue to reach and support ALL students. Our special populations often face unique barriers that can be exacerbated during these challenging times. Goals for some of these subgroups should be found in your district’s Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP). Here you will find resources to help you serve the following sub groups: students with disabilities, Foster Youth, English Language Learners, Homeless, Chronic Absentees, LGBTQ Youth and Undocumented Students.
Resources specific for school counselors supporting students experiencing homelessness
An excellent webinar in which participants will gain knowledge about the resources and strategies available to support homeless youth to successfully transition into higher education.
Provides information and resources for homeless children and youths and their right to enroll, attend, participate fully, and succeed in school.
Recommendations and resources from Attendance Works
Strategies for school sites including a tiered system of supports
Tips and tools to help you address chronic absenteeism at your school
A list of national and state specific resources to support families during this difficult time from InformedImmigrant.com
My Undocumented Life has compiled a list of national and state resources and news that can help undocumented and mixed-status families during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Are your customers raving about you on social media? Share their great stories to help turn potential customers into loyal ones. The California Immigrant Youth Justice Alliance has a great list of resources and flyers available in English, Spanish, and other languages.
Great list of multi-state economic, health, food, undocumented resources including resources in Spanish.
These resources can help schools and communities partner more effectively with multilingual families.
The following resources (video clips, articles, etc.) are for non-English speaking parents to help them think through how they might support their child’s learning at home over the coming weeks.
FREE school access during school closures with individual logins for staff and students. Movies, quizzes, games and activities for English Language Learners of all ages. Interactive features allow students to practice grammar and explore new vocabulary. Staff can access student’s saved work and monitor progress.
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