“Education Week”: Undocumented Journalist Brings Immigration Issues to the Classroom

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"Education Week": Undocumented Journalist Brings Immigration Issues to the Classroom

Vargas made a documentary about his experience called "Documented," aired by CNN in June (it's now available on iTunes and Netflix). During the speech, he announced the release of an accompanying curriculum for 11th and 12th grade classrooms, which those who purchase the DVD will receive. "This currriculum …

Vargas made a documentary about his experience called "Documented," aired by CNN in June (it's now available on iTunes and Netflix). During the speech, he announced the release of an accompanying curriculum for 11th and 12th grade classrooms, which those who purchase the DVD will receive. "This currriculum is something you all can use," he said. "We tried as much as possible to really get out of this political framework and make it a human story."

The curriculum was designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards for English/language arts and with Teaching Tolerance's Anti-Bias Framework Standards, which address multicultural and social-justice issues. 

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