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Kavitha Cardoza

Kavitha Cardoza was a correspondent for Education Week, who reported on education issues from pre-K through higher education for PBS NewsHour and edweek.org.

June 12, 2019 – Education Week
 Officials say the massive influx of immigrant children from Central American countries has created a budget crunch. Educators and advocates called the move inhumane and illegal.

April 10, 2019 – Education Week
 Natalia’s American high school has become a refuge from the rocky home life the 17-year-old is experiencing after reuniting with a mother who left her in El Salvador when she was a baby.

April 10, 2019 – Education Week
 Educators in schools across the United States are working to support migrant students who’ve recently arrived from Central America. But the intensity of their needs can be a strain.

April 10, 2019 – Education Week
 To pay for rent, food, lawyer’s fees, and still send money home to El Salvador every week, Paty, 18, waits tables in a restaurant while attending high school in Virginia.

April 10, 2019 – Education Week
 Fernando, 12, is grateful he made it to the United States to reunite with his mother after years apart. But his new life in Maryland is difficult and he misses many things about home, including being a top student in school.

April 10, 2019 – Education Week
 When Eric and Alberto left Honduras with their mother in 2017, they were hopeful for gaining asylum. But their mom was deported and now the boys attend school in a high-crime neighborhood that is making them question if their lives can be better here.

March 7, 2018 – Education Week
 Immigrants in Canada's schools perform on par with native-born students within three years of arriving. What is Canada doing that the United States isn’t?

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