Education

Estudiantes de Colegio Comunitario en Nuevo México. Foto: www.collegeatlas.org.

(Español) Gobernadora de NM propone emblemático plan de educación superior gratuita

(Español) En su presupuesto anual para 2020 la gobernadora de Nuevo México Grisham incluyó la cifra de 35 millones de dólares para su plan, mientras que la LFC advierte que el dinero se apropiaría de los fondos para programas tradicionales de ayuda financiera, incluso los destinados a estudiantes de bajos ingresos.

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Children sort toy animals at a family math night at Lighthouse for Children Child Development Center in Fresno.

California parents, preschool teachers learn to teach math through children’s books

Pairing math games with children’s books is a way to get more parents and preschool teachers involved in teaching math through an activity they tend to be more comfortable with — reading.

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In Arkansas, Laws Protect and Restrict Immigrants

While the federal government continues to toughen immigration laws and further restrict immigrants, some states with Republican governments are attempting to walk a political tightrope on the issue.

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50 Years of Ethnic Studies.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 9 PROGRAM # 8778 12:00 PM PT 50 Years of Ethnic Studies. Fifty years ago, students at San Francisco State University led a five-month strike in demand of relevant education for students of color. The protest, the longest campus strike in US history, helped galvanize the creation of the College of Ethnic Studies, […]

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Los maestros pueden ayudar a los estudiantes de hogares de bajos ingresos. Foto: www.education.cu.edu.

(Español) Nevada podría estar marchando hacia atrás en el financiamiento a la educación pública

(Español) “Envíen un correo electrónico a los comisionados y pídanles que solucionen la SB 543, recomendando abogar por las escuelas actuales de Zoom y Victory; y que revisen cuidadosamente el peso de los estudiantes para asegurarse que Nevada no retroceda en la equidad educativa”.

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Estudiantes latinos graduados de una universidad en Sacramento. California. Foto: http://accesslocal.tv.

(Español) Matrícula universitaria decrece mientras aumenta la de estudiantes latinos en EE UU

(Español) Los fundadores de Excelencia, dicen que más universidades tienen que asegurarse de que sus estudiantes tengan acceso a la ayuda financiera, y que deben contratar a un profesorado étnicamente más diverso, “porque muchos de los estudiantes están pidiendo estos cambios”.

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The Year in Review.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31 PROGRAM # 8771 12:00 PM PT The Year in Review. News reporters and commentators discuss some of the news stories that made headlines on Línea Abierta during 2019. Highlights include the impeachment of Trump, the mass shooting in El Paso, the battle in the courts for DACA and against the “public charge” […]

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Farmworkers Face Wendy’s and Wall Street. Public Takeover of PG&E? Another School Shooting.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18 PROGRAM # 8740 12:00 PM PT Farmworkers Face Wendy’s and Wall Street. Farmworkers from Florida and supporters protest at the New York offices of the largest shareholder of Wendy’s, urging the fast-food chain to sign up to a fair food agreement to help eradicate forced labor and sexual abuse in the fields. […]

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New Mexico Plans Free University for All

At a time when many are struggling to attend college because of rising tuition costs and presidential candidates are raising issue of free tuition, the state of New Mexico is preparing an ambitious plan to make free four-year college available to all.

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New Mexico Free College Plan. Ethnic studies on the rise and under siege. Chile in Crisis.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24 PROGRAM # 8723 12:00 PM PT New Mexico Free College Plan. New Mexico has announced ambitious plans to make four-year college free for all, tuition-free public colleges. Gov. Michelle Lujan-Grisham has called her plan the “New Mexico’s moon shot of higher education” and a “game changer.” His critics say free college is […]

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