USDE Fact Sheet regarding Unaccompanied Children (UAC)

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August 12, 2014 


SUBJECT:  USDE Fact Sheet regarding Unaccompanied Children (UAC)


The U.S. Department of Education has shared with the Texas Education Agency (TEA) and all state education agencies the attached fact sheet regarding educational services for immigrant children and those recently arrived to the United States. Many of the issues covered in this fact sheet mirror the information provided by TEA General Counsel David Anderson during his recent testimony to the Select Committee on the Fiscal Impact of Texas Border Support Operations. 

Please be advised that, under the direction of the Governor’s Office, TEA continues to coordinate with various state agencies on this issue. If necessary, additional information will be shared as school districts proceed with enrollment and with the start of the new school year.



Michael Williams

Commissioner of Education