Education

Neighborhood Displacement 2.

A dialogue between youth and community leaders from the Boyle Heights neighborhood in East Los Angeles, and a group of members of the distinguished group Los Macarturos, Latino recipients of the MacArthur Foundation “Genious” Fellowship. This bilingual forum includes stories of gentrification, racism, and the challenges faced by youth growing up in a barrio plagued […]

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Posted in Arts & Culture, Education, Youth, Latinos, Línea Abierta |

Neighborhood Displacement 1.

A dialogue between youth and community leaders from the Boyle Heights neighborhood in East Los Angeles, and a group of members of the distinguished group Los Macarturos, Latino recipients of the MacArthur Foundation “Genious” Fellowship. This bilingual forum includes stories of gentrification, racism, and the challenges faced by youth growing up in a barrio plagued […]

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Posted in Arts & Culture, Education, Youth, Latinos, Línea Abierta |

(Español) No dan la cara candidatos de distrito escolar que más suspende o expulsa a latinos y afroamericanos en el país.

This entry is only available in Español.

Posted in Education, Topics, Noticiero Latino |
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Student Massacre in Mexico.

Several students from a teachers college in Mexico were killed, others wounded, and many more abducted and disappeared while engaged in political protests. Local police are the prime suspects. A mass grave has been discovered nearby. Demonstrators around the world demand the return of the students alive. In Mexico a human rights organizer comments on […]

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Posted in Education, Youth, Línea Abierta, Mexico, Política |

(Español) Importantes reconocimientos reciben dos escuelas primarias de Compton

(Español) Mario Marcos, director de la primaria Jefferson y quien sólo lleva cuatro años en el puesto, manifestó mediante un comunicado que era un gran honor para la escuela, el personal y los estudiantes, y deseó que más escuelas del distrito deberían de ser reconocidas por su dedicación al éxito de los estudiantes.

Posted in Education, Topics, Noticiero Latino |
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(Español) Brazos caídos de maestros y ausencia en el aula contra derechización de la educación

(Español) Las autoridades han venido tratando de imponer “un currículum de historia que realza el patriotismo, el respeto a la autoridad, los beneficios del libre mercado y la obediencia civil”, lo que es visto por los manifestantes en resistencia como la intención de borrar el pasado y criminalizar el descontento social

Posted in Education, Homepage Feature |

(Español) Aumentará matrícula de estudiantes de bajos ingresos la Universidad de Chicago

(Español) El porcentaje de estudiantes de bajos ingresos en las universidades de élite apenas ha cambiado en las últimas décadas, y la Universidad de Chicago ha tenido una menor diversidad económica que la mayoría de estas universidades. La creciente brecha entre ricos y pobres, y el aumento de la competencia para la admisión en las mejores universidades contribuyen a las preocupaciones que alimentan la desigualdad en lugar de la movilidad social, afirma el periódico.

Posted in Education, Topics, Noticiero Latino |
Gonzalo Sánchez, cliente de Blue Cross molesto con la empresa. Foto: Rubén Tapia

Blue Cross Accused of Misleading Consumers

The company is facing a class-action lawsuit. A truck driver from Bakersfield, California says he was one of the people who ran up against an unpleasant surprise when he had to use his health insurance. Our reporter Rubén Tapia has the story.

Posted in Education, Homepage Feature |
Foto: Cortesía del Proyecto de Liderazgo de Padres.  Se reúne un grupo de madres en el Centro Familiar Bloomingdale para platicar sobre el proceso de solicitar al kínder.

The Segregation Fallback: Charters

“One of the ways segregation has manifested is parents who have been denied access to their local schools are increasingly choosing charter schools,” says Ujju Aggarwal, researcher with the City University of New York.

Posted in Education, Homepage Feature |
Virginia Melchor y Juan Moran sentados afuera de su casa en Lamont, California

Parents protest use of new school funds in CA district

But a group of parents in the district and community organizations filed a legal complaint, arguing that the authorities did not consult them, and decided to use the funds for areas that would not specifically help students with the most need. Juan Santiago has the story.

Posted in Special Edition: Public Education, Education, Homepage Feature |

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