House Bill http://wfpl.org en Kentucky Bill Would Extend Graduation Time For Refugee Students, Education Department Has Concerns http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-bill-would-extend-graduation-time-refugee-students-education-department-has-concerns <p>Thang Lian is a resettled Burmese refugee student who attends Jefferson County Public Schools’ Newcomer Academy. In March, he turns 21, which means the district can no longer&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">financially&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">support his education.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">So he’ll have to choose another path.</span></p><p>“My parents and my counselor were talking about next year I move to GED,” he says.</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 19:59:16 +0000 Devin Katayama 8235 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Bill Would Extend Graduation Time For Refugee Students, Education Department Has Concerns