The students had a role-play project: assume a Latino identity, build an imaginary life in your home country and develop a workable plan to immigrate to the United States.
Try it legally, Erica Vieyra told her 40 senior Spanish students at Olentangy Liberty High School. Fill out the correct documents, follow the proper steps. And then, after they spent days completing the actual paperwork from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, she took out her red ink pad and stamped a big, fat DENIED across every request.
Now, she told the students, come illegally. Forge your documents, find a way across the border. Then, research real ads and find a place to live in Columbus. Figure out what it would cost, how to get food. Plan how to survive.
By teaching our children that it’s harder to obey the law than break the law, what kind of message are we sending them?
Are your local schools any different? Call and write your local schools. Get involved in your PTA. Elect people who favor school vouchers, and use The Mailbox to write your legislators to push for a school voucher bill. Ensure your tax dollars are not being used to fund this kind of indoctrination passed off as “education”.
The full article is here: The Columbus Dispatch : Students struggle as immigrants do