Kevin Maxwell

Baltimore area school superintendents call on governor to protect undocumented students

Baltimore area school superintendents call on governor to protect undocumented students

A coalition of Maryland superintendents representing large school districts is asking Gov. Larry Hogan and other elected leaders to protect the rights of undocumented students and their families.

In a letter to Hogan and legislators, the leaders of five of the largest school systems in the state said President Donald Trump’s recent announcement that he would discontinue the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, also known as DACA, in six months is having a direct impact on 9,000 undocumented young people in the state.

“It is a direct threat to Maryland’s economic stability and safety, as it will strip students of their ability to work and drive legally, pay taxes,...

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