Trevor Gardner

Trevor Gardner is the Dean of Instruction at ARISE High School in Oakland. He has been and Facing History teacher and school leader for the past 16 years. He is also the author of the book, Discipline Over Punishment: Successes and Struggles with Restorative Justice in Schools. You can reach him at

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How DACA is Affecting My Dreamer Students

Posted by Trevor Gardner on April 19, 2018

The March 6 deadline for DACA has come and gone with President Trump announcing earlier this month, "DACA is dead." This has left thousands of Dreamers, as they are called, in limbo and uncertain of their status in the United States. Read how one Facing History teacher is seeing the effects of this uncertainty in his San Francisco Bay Area school.

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Topics: Immigration

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