Connecticut educators helping to support undocumented students

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New Haven, Conn. (WTNH)- Wesleyan University in Middletown will host forum today to bring together educators from around the state to learn how to help support and advocate on behalf of undocumented students.

In addition to teachers, counselors, parent liaisons and future educators. Undocumented students face a number of challenges in the educational process, with only between five and ten percent going onto college after finishing high school.

More than 150 members of the education system are expected to attend the conference that is sponsored jointly by Wesleyan University, United We Dream, New Haven Promise and The Community Foundation of Greater New Haven.

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