MONDAY, JANUARY 9 PROGRAM # 7971 12:00 PM PST. Bilingual Education Back in California. After voters approved Proposition 58, public schools in California have the green light to bring bilingual and multilingual programs back to the schoolroom. The new reform will take effect in July. How are schools preparing for the new law? Where are […]
Even before the election, nearly half of 11th and 12th graders at the school reported frequent, sad and hopeless feelings, and nine percent had seriously considered suicide, according to the 2014-2015 California Healthy Kids Survey.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21 PROGRAM # 7958 12:00 PM PST. Cowboy Cops, Cowboy Teachers? Despite opposition from parents and students, officials of a high school system in California allowed teachers to carry guns on campus. The same county has a controversial history of officer-involved deaths and police violence. Local analysts comment on the call for independent […]
Hundreds of teachers and students propose to Pomona College reaffirm itself as Sanctuary Institution
Like Pomona College’s relationship with immigrants, this willingness to help has an ambiguous history. Universities and colleges have provided homes for refugee students and faculty for decades.
Voters in California added new Latino representatives to Congress and decided on 17 state measures that go from extending an increase on taxes to finance schools and health for the poorest of the poor, to re-establishing bilingual education.
If you have kids, you might have had to answer some difficult questions this presidential election year. The declarations of candidate Donald Trump against Mexicans, Muslims, and women have caused anxiety and fear in many children.
Almost 20 years ago, Californians practically eliminated bilingual education from their public school system with a ballot measure. The political winds have shifted and the polls indicate that in next week’s election, voters could approve an initiative to revert that law, and get rid of the ban on bilingual and multilingual education.
(Español) El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Los Ángeles, el sistema escolar más grande del estado, ya ha comenzado la expansión de los programas bilingües en un esfuerzo por apuntalar su posición de avanzada en la inscripción escolar.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6 PROGRAM # 7897 12:00 PM PT Schools Not Prisons. A number of young performing artists tour California, including some correctional facilities, in an effort to promote activism and voting among young people. This community-oriented campaign calls for an end to overspending on prisons and jails, and instead give way to a new […]
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 PROGRAM # 7893 1:00 PM PT Schools Not Prisons. A number of young performing artists tour California, including some correctional facilities, in an effort to promote activism and voting among young people. This community-oriented campaign calls for an end to overspending on prisons and jails, and instead give way to a new […]