school enrollment immigration

Florida Atlantic University

Decatur schools officials say an increase of immigrant students has faced district officials with unexpected educational and financial challenges.

The Decatur Daily reported Tuesday that Superintendent Ed Nichols said some of the roughly two dozen Central American children have enrolled in Decatur schools are unable to speak English or have never been enrolled in a formal school.

The Montgomery Advertiser

With schools preparing to begin classes next month, Alabama's school superintendent is reminding city and county school officials that students don't need a Social Security number to enroll, and their parents don't need an Alabama driver's license or state-issued ID to enroll them.