Education

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Extra Edition: Latinos in Community Colleges. Also, Banning Chlorpyrifos.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 PROGRAM # 9386 11:00 AM PDT Extra Edition: Latinos in Community Colleges. A Repeat Program. As a record number of Latino students are headed to college in the fall enrollment season, many are looking into community colleges as a viable option to continue higher education. College leaders are reaching out to Latino […]

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Estudiantes graduados de la Universidad de Texas. Foto: https://www.sarapesashes.com.

Biden Considers Canceling Student Debt by Executive Order

President Biden has already canceled nearly $10 billion in student debt and ordered an emergency suspension of student loan payments until January due to the pandemic. Meanwhile, congressional leaders and the universities are urging Biden to use his executive authority to pay off the debt carried by delinquent students once and for all.

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Posted in Economy, Education, Homepage Feature, Youth |
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Student Mired in Loan Debt. California Recall Election. Infrastructure Bill: What’s Next.

MONDAY, AUGUST 30 PROGRAM # 9363 12:00 PM PDT Students Mired in Loan Debt. The U.S. Department of Education will cancel $1.1 billion in student debt for thousands of borrowers. Who qualifies? The Biden administration has now canceled student debt for more than half a million borrowers, and, after extending the freeze on student loans […]

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Posted in Education, Elections, Youth, Línea Abierta, Politics |
Thursday_673x324 11am

Extra Edition: Latinos in Community Colleges. Además, Banning Chlorpyrifos.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 26 PROGRAM # 9360 11:00 AM PDT Extra Edition: Latinos in Community Colleges. As a record number of Latino students are headed to college in the fall enrollment season, many are looking into community colleges as a viable option to continue higher education. College leaders are reaching out to Latino students highlighting the […]

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Posted in Education, Youth, Línea Abierta, Environment, Politics, Health |
Thursday_673x324 11am

Extra Edition: Back to School Plans.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 19 PROGRAM # 9353 11:00 AM PDT Extra Edition: Delta Surge, School Openings and Vaccines. Delta Covid cases and hospitalizations surge in the Central Valley at a time when children are going back to class. Covid outbreaks are hitting some districts. How safe are schools? What should the vaccinated and the unvaccinated know […]

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Posted in Coronavirus/COVID-19, Education, Youth, Línea Abierta, Politics, Health |
Jóvenes ‘dacamentados’ o Dreamers de Arizona que realizaron exitosa acción de protesta al desafiar a las autoridades de Inmigración y cruzar la frontera de México con Estados Unidos.

(Español) Se agotan los tiempos legislativos mientras unos 55 mil dreamers podrían ser deportados

(Español) “Actualmente las esperanzas están puestas en el plan de gasto social, de 3.5 billones de dólares que los demócratas quieren aprobar sin depender del Partido Republicano mediante el proceso de reconciliación presupuestaria”.

Posted in Education, Homepage Feature, Immigration, Politics |
Thursday_673x324 12pm

The Rise of the Delta Variant; Back to School Safety Measures.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 12 PROGRAM # 9347 12:00 PM PDT The Rise of the Delta Variant; Back to School Safety Measures. The Delta variant is now the dominant strain in California and the number of cases and hospitalizations are on the rise. What could be the impact in communities with lower vaccination rates, such as the […]

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Thursday_673x324 12pm

Schools Reopening Plans. Also, Listening to Underrepresented students.

THURSDAY, JULY 22 PROGRAM # 9326 12:00 PM PDT Schools Reopening Plans. Amid parents’ concerns about the Delta variant, Western states are preparing to reopen schools for full in-person instruction in the fall. Experts comment on the new recommendations to allow children to return to school, including masks and physical distancing rules, and requirements on […]

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Posted in Coronavirus/COVID-19, Education, Youth, Línea Abierta, Politics, Health |
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“Critical Race Theory” is the New Cultural Bogey Man of Conservatives, Scholar Says

Republican leaders are mounting a coordinated nationwide campaign accusing public schools of “indoctrinating” students with courses that divide society by teaching about race and racism.

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Posted in Education, Homepage Feature, Immigration |
Thursday_673x324 12pm

Teaching about Racial Justice. Also, Schools Reopening, Internet Access.

THURSDAY, JUNE 17 PROGRAM # 9291 12:00 PM PDT Teaching about Racial Justice. Calling it “activist indoctrination” and “divisive,” Republicans are mounting a campaign to block school curriculums that shed light on systemic racism. Republican legislatures have passed bills to ban schools from teaching that racism is ingrained in modern institutions. Political campaigns are already […]

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