Complaining of being the lowest paid in the country, thousands of teachers in Arizona have been holding protests throughout the state for a month.
(Español) El gobernador de Arizona, Doug Ducey propuso subir el salario de los maestros en un 20%, pero lo líderes magisteriales tienen serias dudas sobre esta oferta.
(Español) “Tenemos cerca de 2 mil maestros de emergencia sin capacitación en Oklahoma. Tengo libros de texto de 15 años, avispas viviendo en mi techo (maté a 8 en un día en enero DURANTE la clase), escritorios rotos, techos con goteras, y tuve que comprar mi propio plan de estudios este año”.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11 PROGRAM # 8305 12:00 PM PT The Teachers Revolt. States where teachers are among the lowest paid in the nation and invest the least in schools are now the stage of a major revolt that’s spreading and heating up fast. Teachers went on strike for nine days in West Virginia, followed by […]
(Español) En Kentucky 28 distritos escolares realizaron también un paro laboral para protestar por los cambios que han sufrido en sus planes de pensiones. Este lunes, todos se reportaron enfermos y se dirigieron al Capitolio estatal.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28 PROGRAM # 8295 12:00 PM PT Why So Few Latino Professors and Teachers? Seven of every ten college students in California are from communities of color. Yet, the leaders and faculty members of those colleges and universities are mostly White. Why aren’t more Latino professors? Why it should matter? Also, the leader […]
TUESDAY, MARCH 27 PROGRAM # 8294 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Congress passed and President Trump signed a spending bill that includes increased funding for the military and domestic programs, and money for border fences and barriers, but no relief for DACA and TPS recipients. A Republican member of Congress comments on this and about […]
A week after President Trump visited California and fanned the flames of the debate on state sanctuary policies, two neighboring municipal governments took official positions on the matter, although each in the opposite direction.
A month after the massacre in Parkland, Florida, tens of thousands of students around the country remembered those killed by holding walkouts and taking to the streets to demand urgent gun control measures for safety in their homes and schools.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14 PROGRAM # 8285 12:00 PM PT School Walkouts on Gun Violence. Thousands of students around the country protesting gun violence stage coordinated walkouts in high schools on this day, one month after the mass shooting in Parkland. Many students, teachers and supporters walked out for 17 minutes to honor the 17 killed […]