Migrant program keeps Nyssa students involved

From left: Josh Deanda, migrant graduation specialist, and Gabe Fuentes, migrant program supervisor, pause after morning house calls to Nyssa Migrant Program students on Sept. 10. (Aidan McGloin/The Enterprise)

NYSSA—Most Nyssa students aren’t attending class in-person, but that doesn’t mean the district is giving up on making contact with them.

To keep students engaged and logging on to classes, Nyssa School District’s Migrant Students Program is checking in on the 900 students across Nyssa, Vale and Ontario who participate in the program if they miss class for a day.

Three-fourths of the students that don’t log on to virtual classes can’t due to Wi-Fi issues, said Gabe Fuentes, migrant program supervisor. The other students are among those simply not showing up for class.

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