Skip to comments.Honduran children lead immigrant enrollment spike in Waukegan schools
Posted on 08/02/2014 6:22:45 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
Evidence of the Central American refugee crisis has crossed into Waukegan public schools, where 77 children from Honduras have enrolled as of the last week of July for the 2014-15 school year.
According to Sharon Aguina, director of School District 60s English Language Learners program, the Honduran influx has combined with a spike in new arrivals from Mexico and other nations to produce an overall 40 percent increase in immigrant students.
Also contributing to the 40 percent increase are 289 new immigrant children from Mexico, compared to 206 new students from Mexico last school year. Aguino added that while some numbers have remained static, such as the ranks of students from the Philippines, the districts ELL program has new and existing clientele representing some 16 different languages.
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Do people understand how vile and cynical this is? Many people don’t want to deport children, so Obama deliberately brought hundreds of thousands in and dispersed them.
This really is a racist takeover of the United States.
Target the funding.
When they inevitably accuse you of harming children for a political reason, remind them that if schools are in such dire shape, those importing illegals are the ones harming children.
Pure and simple- dilute America with non Americans who will breed like pigs.
The demographic position of blacks will decline, until they are a smaller and smaller portion of the minority community (and hence have less clout).
Latinos will in turn demand the places blacks have, in the affirmative action rota.
And, if these immigrants grow up with Catholic instruction, they may turn out to oppose abortion, same-sex marriage, etc.
Changes may be underway, but the results cannot be foreseen in totality at the moment.
Damn that bush and his 4th term. /s
I wonder what the local residents have to say now about classroom overcrowding and property taxes.
There are 10.4 million students from immigrant households in public schools, accounting for one in five public school students. Of these students, 78 percent speak a language other than English at home.
Overall, one in four public school students now speaks a language other than English at home.
Meanwhile, the Hispanic population would more than double, from 53.3 million in 2012 to 128.8 million in 2060. Consequently, by the end of the period, nearly one in three U.S. residents would be Hispanic, up from about one in six today.
The black population is expected to increase from 41.2 million to 61.8 million over the same period. Its share of the total population would rise slightly, from 13.1 percent in 2012 to 14.7 percent in 2060.
The Asian population is projected to more than double, from 15.9 million in 2012 to 34.4 million in 2060, with its share of nation's total population climbing from 5.1 percent to 8.2 percent in the same period.
Among the remaining race groups, American Indians and Alaska Natives would increase by more than half from now to 2060, from 3.9 million to 6.3 million, with their share of the total population edging up from 1.2 percent to 1.5 percent. The Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population is expected to nearly double, from 706,000 to 1.4 million. The number of people who identify themselves as being of two or more races is projected to more than triple, from 7.5 million to 26.7 million over the same period.
The U.S. is projected to become a majority-minority nation for the first time in 2043. While the non-Hispanic white population will remain the largest single group, no group will make up a majority.
All in all, minorities, now 37 percent of the U.S. population, are projected to comprise 57 percent of the population in 2060. (Minorities consist of all but the single-race, non-Hispanic white population.) The total minority population would more than double, from 116.2 million to 241.3 million over the period.
Projections show the older population would continue to be predominately non-Hispanic white, while younger ages are increasingly minority. Of those age 65 and older in 2060, 56.0 percent are expected to be non-Hispanic white, 21.2 percent Hispanic and 12.5 percent non-Hispanic black. In contrast, while 52.7 percent of those younger than 18 were non-Hispanic white in 2012, that number would drop to 32.9 percent by 2060. Hispanics are projected to make up 38.0 percent of this group in 2060, up from 23.9 percent in 2012.
I think that is the plan. Where are the black going to go politically? Its back of the bus or under the bus. See tagline
It's like Ann Coulter said. If this is such a racist, sexist, homophobic, terrible country, then let's do the illegals a favor and keep them out. We wouldn't want to be cruel by bringing them to such a crummy country.
Not pigs. Vermin. Pigs can produce something of value.
Yeah, I think you’re right on this one.
Not unless we drive their a$$e$ out.
We have just had the two largest decades of immigration in our history. In 1970 there were 9.7 million foreign born in this country; today, there are almost 45 million. In 1970 one in 21 was foreign born; today it is one in 8, the highest in more than 90 years; and within a decade it will be one in 7 the highest in our history. Illegal aliens are a problem, but legal immigration will destroy us unless it is changed.
Yeah, we’re going to deport them, sure. That’s the ticket.
But first let’s get them enrolled in school .....
Waukegan. That figures. This ought to balloon their Free Lunch program numbers very nicely.
I’ve maintained since this theater on the border started playing out that we were trafficking minors here to keep our schools and housing full.
If the teachers’ unions (the owners of the Democratic Party) were to let the consequences of our 0 birth rate play out, then they’d lose members (and therefore funding). This will never happen; they don’t want to deal with the countless black welfare bastards because they are ungovernable, but they would be quite content to deal with complacent, physically smaller imported Latinos.
There are 10.4 million students from immigrant households in public schools
and how many illegal alien students are there ???
the immigrants have a right to be here...
the illegal aliens don’t...
don t mix apples and oranges..
This includes the children of legal immigrants and illegal aliens. The schools won't provide information on which children have or don't have SSNs or their birth certificates.
Table 20 shows that there are 11.1 million school-age children from immigrant households. Some 20 percent of these students are immigrants themselves. The children of immigrants account for such a large percentage of the school-age population because a higher proportion of immigrant women are in their childbearing years and immigrants tend to have somewhat larger families than natives.
Table 20 shows that children from native households are significantly more likely to be in private school than children from immigrant households. As a result, children from immigrant households are a slightly larger share of public school students than they are of the school-age population. The 10.5 million children from immigrant households in public schools are 21.5 percent of all students in public schools.
Just because a language other than English is spoken at home does not mean the students struggle with English. Most of these students were born in the United States. But providing appropriate language instruction for the millions of students for whom English is not their first language is a significant expense for many school districts. This fact, coupled with the much larger size of immigrant households and their lower than average incomes means that school budgets often will be strained by the arrival of large numbers of immigrant families in their school district.
It really doesn't matter if the children or their parents are legal immigrants or illegal aliens. The point is that there is an enormous cost to immigration at the state and local levels. I will give you a personal example.
The Fairfax County. VA public school system has 181,000 student. 31,500 students are in ESOL classes. There are about 1,000 ESOL teachers. The total costs for ESOL instruction alone is about $105 million annually. These numbers have been increasing dramatically over the past few years. Property taxes are being raised again to pick up the costs. The annual school budget is $2.4 billion a year, which is about 56% of the annual county budget.
The costs associated with these children go beyond just the ESOL costs. There is the annual per capita costs of 13,500 a year; many are special needs children; and currently one in 4 students receives free or subsidized meals. Immigration, legal and illegal, is cost us close to $500 million a year. Fairfax County is one of the five richest in America. We have been able to absorb these increases, but the tax base is starting to decline. Older people on fixed income are having problems as property taxes increase.
As a country, we need to start understanding the costs of immigration, legal and illegal. Immigrants use our welfare system to a much greater degree than the native born. They get back more in government services and benefits than they pay in taxes. And they have a negative impact on the quality of education. Some individual schools have 50% to 70% of the students enrolled in ESOL classes. This affects non-immigrant children and the ability of teachers to speak to the students. We have many schools using trailers as classrooms because the number of students has outgrown the available classrooms.
Apples and oranges when added together represent a a significant cost to our communities. And as these "children" (85% are teenagers) come flooding across the border, our schools and communities will have to absorb the costs. And by the way, the courts have been legalizing most of them so they now have a right to be here.
Obama has already legalized 560,000 DACA dreamers who have been given work permits and SSNs. The approval rate for applicants has been 99.5%. And when he legalizes 6 million illegal aliens in a few weeks, the costs will go much higher.
(85% are teenagers
No 85% claim they are teenagers..
there are 30 yo illegal alien men in our high schools beards, tats and all..
Plus they could say they are only 13 but be 19/20..
which means your middle school daughters are subjected to these grown illegal alien liars at their schools..
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Possibly. I will just go with what has been gleaned by the BP rather than anecdotal stories.