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San Diego Unified School District welcomes newly arrived refugee students and families who enhance the vibrant diversity of our schools. 

Resources for Teachers and School Personnel

Across the US, refugees and other immigrants are strengthening American communities.  These individuals represent the very resilience that defines us as Americans, and our common desire to make a better life ourselves and our families.  Our communities are enriched by the new businesses that refugee entrepreneurs are opening, and by the global perspectives and cultural vitality that newcomers add to schools, workplaces, and neighborhoods. - See more at: http://www.welcomingrefugees.org/about-project#sthash.DYm06lgN.dpuf
Across the US, refugees and other immigrants are strengthening American communities.  These individuals represent the very resilience that defines us as Americans, and our common desire to make a better life ourselves and our families.  Our communities are enriched by the new businesses that refugee entrepreneurs are opening, and by the global perspectives and cultural vitality that newcomers add to schools, workplaces, and neighborhoods. - See more at: http://www.welcomingrefugees.org/about-project#sthash.DYm06lgN.dpuf

General Information

Cultural Information

Students with Interrupted Formal Education (SIFE)

Toolkit for Schools 

Refugee Children in U.S. Schools: A Toolkit for Teachers and School Personnel

Tool 1: The Birthdates of Refugee Child
Tool 2: Schools and Refugee-Serving Agencies: How to Start or Strengthen Collaboration 
Tool 3: Refugee Child Welfare: Guidance for Schools 
Tool 4: Refugee and Immigrant Youth and Bullying: Frequently Asked Questions 
Tool 5: Federal Requirements to Provide Interpretation/Translation in the Schools
Tool 6: Enrolling Refugee Children in U.S. Schools

Training for Educators

Trauma and Mental Health Resources for Providers

Teacher Resources

Parents and Parent Engagement

Communication Tools

Health

Refugee Students in San Diego Unified School District