In 2005, the TUSD Welcome Center opened the Refugee Center to address the needs of the more than 200 refugees in the district and in anticipation of hundreds of refugee children enrolling in the district over the next few years. Services ranged from one-stop registration, evaluation and educational placement of children to community service information. Changed to Refugee Services, the department moved to Family and Community Outreach. In 2012, Refugee Services became part of the Department of Student Equity and Intervention.
Asian Pacific American & Refugee Student Services advocate on behalf of students and families; facilitate parent meetings; plan and collaborate with the community on challenging issues; collaborate with the community to serve our students and schools; partner with higher education to meet our students' needs, and much more.
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