From Fox News:
By Jonathan Serrie–July 26, 2011
PHENIX CITY, Ala. — Some Alabama educators fear the state’s new law cracking down on illegal immigration could jeopardize millions of dollars in federal funding for public schools.
At issue is one provision in the law requiring schools to report the number of undocumented students they enroll. Larry DiChiara, the superintendent of Phenix City Public Schools, said the requirement is impractical, if not unconstitutional.
Critics say schools should be in the business of education, not law enforcement. But lawmakers behind the new legislation say it’s all about statistics. (more…)
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