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. […]
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.
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 […]
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23 PROGRAM # 8722 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, […]
(Español) El movimiento para reemplazar el Día de Colón con el Día de los Pueblos Indígenas o el Día de los Nativos Americanos (Día de la Raza en el Continente Americano), ha cobrado impulso y se ha extendido a los estados, ciudades y pueblos de Estados Unidos.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 PROGRAM # 8705 12:00 PM PT The College Dream. This is a repeat of the first hour of the Spanish-language forum held at the University of Texas – Pan American the night before. How are institutions in Texas helping students to succeed in high school and graduate from college? In this round […]
Puerto Rico: Roselló Resigns After Massive Protests. Latino Leaders Make Inroads in Higher Education. Mueller Hearing II.
THURSDAY, JULY 25 PROGRAM # 8658 12:00 PM PT Puerto Rico: Roselló Resigns After Massive Protests. Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Roselló resigned after two weeks of intense and massive protests. Hundreds of thousands took the streets after massive corruption scandals and comments mocking women, gays, and victims of Hurricane Maria came to light. What’s expected […]
For decades, the US education system from kindergarten to high school has gone from being one of the best in the world to falling to 18th place among developed countries.
(Español) El juez reconoció que “un estado tenía intereses legítimos al considerar la carrera de solicitantes, y que un cuerpo estudiantil diverso podría proporcionar beneficios educativos convincentes”, y estableció la posición del tribunal sobre la acción afirmativa durante décadas.
In a scandalous case of corruption in university admissions, several wealthy parents have been charged with bribery and fraud to get their children into elite universities.