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Schools get advisory on immigrants:Residence status no barrier to education

Mar 02, 2017 - The Boston Globe

Attorney General Maura Healey issued the school guidance.

Attorney General Maura Healey issued an advisory Thursday, reminding school districts statewide that children have a right to primary and secondary education regardless of immigration status.

The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education plans to distribute the three-page advisory this week to the more than 500 school districts, charter schools, and education collaboratives in the state, Healey's office sa...