Preview: GUSD Vows to be a Sanctuary District

Fireworks at the GUSD meeting Thursday

The Gilroy Unified School Board voted unanimously to declare the schools a “sanctuary district” for immigrant families “to the fullest extent allowed by law.” Upward of $14 million in federal funding, including for Special Ed kids, is potentially in jeopardy if federal law is violated.
The action was urged by largely Latino community groups.The resolution was a “common” document created by at least 27 school districts in the county. It was vetted by GUSD, SCLARA county and county board of Ed lawyers.Full story coming for next week’s edition.
President Patricia Midtgaard was absent.