Memo To Tennessee: I Don’t Think Requiring Students To Document Their Immigration Status Is Going To Enhance Parent Engagement
Tennessee state legislators are soon to vote on House Bill 1085, which
… would require that all students enrolling in school for the first time document their immigration status by presenting their Social Security number, passport or visa to the school system. According to Weaver, the purpose of her bill is to keep track of the number of undocumented students in the state and to analyze their financial impact on taxpayers.
If students don’t have those documents, they will have to provide a written affidavit saying so.
You can read what Metro Nashville Schools Director Jesse Register has to say about the bill, and he’s not happy with it — nor should he be…
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