Seeds of Hope explores how schools welcome and educate immigrant and refugee families as they start their lives over in America. Follow Nebraska’s newcomer students: the inconceivable trauma and tribulations of their past, the perseverance to succeed in the present, and their hopes for a brighter future through quality education.
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Since 2000, Nebraska's public schools have seen a 113 percent increase in English Language Learner (ELL) students. Source: Nebraska Department of Education
Nebraska led the nation in resettling the most refugees per capita in 2016. Source: U.S. State Department’s Refugee Processing Center and the U.S. Census Bureau
The 28-episode For A Better Life Mini-Series explains the basics of what it means to be an immigrant or refugee student in Nebraska. (Available Now).