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Davidson, Theresa; Burson, Karlye – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2017
Despite the 1982 "Plyler v. Doe" decision guaranteeing education for undocumented children, access appears to be under threat as some states and localities reconsider existing policy. The basis of these attitudes should be better understood. We are unaware of research that has examined nativist sentiment as a predictor of attitudes…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, Access to Education, Public Education, Children
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Jefferies, Julián – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2014
Long-term ethnographic data on the daily lives of undocumented students, their teachers, and administrators reveal the effects of fear of deportation (De Genova, 2002) on the routine of a high school. Thirty years after "Plyler v. Doe" guaranteed the educational rights of undocumented students, this study finds many factors contributing…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Fear, Undocumented Immigrants, High School Students