Education

Matemáticas modernas para escuela secundaria. Foto: www.pinterest.com

(Español) Recortes presupuestales a escuelas públicas intermedias castigan a educadores y alumnos

(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”.

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The Teachers Revolt.

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 […]

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Maestros en paro laboral en West Virginia. Foto: nymag.com

(Español) Walkout de docentes que invaden Capitolios estatales y dicen: ¡Ya Basta!

(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.

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Why So Few Latino Professors and Teachers?

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 […]

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Immigration Edition.

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 […]

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Walkouts en L.A. 1968. Foto: pbs.com

Neighboring Cities Take Opposite Stance on Sanctuary Policy

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.

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Students Stage Walkout One Month After Florida Massacre

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.

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School Walkouts on Gun Violence. Also, Puerto Rico: Reconstruction Woes.

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 […]

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Los manifestantes escuchan mientras se leen los nombres de las víctimas del tiroteo en la escuela de Florida durante una protesta estudiantil por la legislación de control de armas frente a la Casa Blanca, el miércoles 21 de febrero de 2018 en Washington, DC. Foto: AP.

(Español) Toman las calles contra la violencia de las armas en memoria de los caídos en Parkland

(Español) “Que sepa el Congreso que podemos votar en noviembre, y otros en 2020 y 2022. Si no nos mantiene a salvo, van a perder su trabajo”.

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Mintin estudiantil de protesta de la preparatoria Marjory Stoneman Douglas y aliados en Parkland, Florida. Foto: www.alligator.com.

(Español) Con la vida en la línea, estudiantes de Parkland y Dreamers

(Español) Inmigrantes tocados por la violencia y el odio se suman a la protesta contra poderoso lobby de las armas, que con donaciones tienen atados de manos a los republicanos y algún demócrata.

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