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Covid: New Variants, Antibody Treatment. California School Reopening. Farm Workers Pay and Safety.

MONDAY, MARCH 8 PROGRAM # 9188 12:00 PM PST Covid: New Variants, Antibody Treatment. A medical expert gives an update on the monitoring of the new coronavirus variants, what they mean for the virus testing, the new protective measures to follow and the impact on states that are easing restrictions. He also comments on the […]

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Dr. Miguel Cardona. Foto: Yahoo Sports.

(Español) Miguel Cardona, confirmado por el Senado como Secretario de Educación

(Español) De los cuatro latinos que el presidente Biden incorporó al Gabinete, Cardona es el segundo en ser confirmado, faltando sólo Isabel Guzman para la Administración de Pequeños Negocios (SBA), y Xavier Becerra, al Departamento de Salud y Recursos Humanos (DHS). El otro ha sido Alejandro Mayorkas, al DOE.

Posted in Education, Homepage Feature, Immigration |
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California School Reopening. Also, How to Cope with the Pandemic Blues.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11 PROGRAM # 9165 12:00 PM PST California School Reopening. Governor Newsom unveiled a new plan to resume in-person instruction, especially for the youngest students, and those facing serious learning challenges, including poor students. The governor’s plan to reopen schools comes with a 2 billion aid package to help pay for PPE, Covid […]

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Daisy Leon, a kindergartner at Nueva Vista Language Academy, takes a test to check for color blindness. Before beginning, the optical technician asks Daisy if she understands English. Because of the region’s large Spanish-speaking population, clinic staff members often act as interpreters. (Heidi de Marco/KHN).

(Español) Covid-19, prioridades y posiciones sobre vacunación y estrategias en su combate

(Español) Sólo el 29% de republicanos enumeró el coronavirus como preocupación importante. Trabajadores de la salud, residentes de centros de atención a largo plazo, personas de 65 años en adelante y los trabajadores esenciales han sido elegibles para la vacunación en todos los estados durante semanas.

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Stimulus Package. California School Reopening. The Social Bridging Project.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 7 PROGRAM # 9140 12:00 PM PST Stimulus Package. The first coronavirus aid checks are on the way and unemployment programs are set to be restarted as part of the new Covid-19 relief package as the fight for larger payments continue in the senate. The stimulus bill also provides protections against evictions and […]

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Dr. Miguel Cardona. Foto: Yahoo Sports.

(Español) Nomina Biden a Miguel Cardona, Secretario de Educación y tercer latino en el gabienete

(Español) “Porque si no fueran jóvenes latinos que todavía son indocumentados, tendrían acceso a la ayuda federal, y a otras prestaciones a las que por ahora no pueden acceder”.

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Posted in Education, Homepage Feature, Inmigrantes |
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Pandemic Blues. Bridging the Race Gap in Computer Science. Secretary of Education nominee.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 28 PROGRAM # 9130 12:00 PM PST Pandemic Blues. The coronavirus pandemic has brought a dark holiday season marked by a rise of outbreaks, stay-at-home measures, cold weather, low light, fatigue, stress and despair. How can you manage the winter blues and make the most of the holiday season with your household family? […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1 PROGRAM # 9104 12:00 PM PST Immigration Edition. Analysts comment on Trump’s continuing efforts to target DACA, place more obstacles in the naturalization process, expel children seeking asylum, and confine immigrants in COVID-19-infested detention centers. On other news: managers at a Tyson Foods plant in Iowa rejected pleas from local officials to […]

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Extra Edition.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24 PROGRAM # 9096 11:00 AM PST Extra Edition. As schools are attempting to reopen in the purple tier for in-person instruction, bringing students and staff indoors, many in the education community are calling for better safety measures to ensure a safe learning environment. On another topic: the pandemic brought school closures and […]

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(Español) Liberales pensaron que una coalición multirracial ayudaría a pasar la Proposición 16

(Español) En California, “las arenas del cambio soplan en distintas direcciones”, dice la candidata republicana del condado de Orange, Michelle Steel, que es coreana-estadunidense y se manifestó en contra de la Proposición 16.

Posted in Education, Elections, Hacia el Voto 2020, Homepage Feature |