Education

Niños en el arte apoyan la huelga de los maestros en Oakland. Foto: Common Dreams.

(Español) Estalla la huelga ampliamente anunciada, de los maestros de Oakland, California

(Español) “Los maestros no pueden con los altos costos de vivienda del área de La Bahía. Las rentas de un apartamento simple están por encima de los 2 mil 30 dólares mensuales.

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New teacher Strikes. Also, Unaccompanied Minors: Clinging to Education.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20 PROGRAM # 8547 12:00 PM PT New teacher Strikes. Almost a year after teachers in West Virginia went on a strike that sparked similar movements in other states, the educators are striking again in the state. Last week, teachers in Denver got a deal to raise their salaries after a three-day strike […]

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Los sindicatos de docentes de Virginia Occidental planifican un "paseo" para recordar a los legisladores sobre temas clave. Foto: WPAT.

(Español) Maestros de Virginia Occidental paran labores contra ley de educación

(Español) La versión del Senado permite hasta 7 escuelas chárter en todo el estado, y provee mil cuentas de ahorro de educación, para los padres que quieran pagar una escuela privada para la educación de sus hijos, dicen los que proponen la ley.

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German Gallardo, profesor de historia. Contento levanta el puño de la “Victoria” después de votar por el acuerdo laboral con su escuela Charter.

California’s First Charter School Strike Ends

This week saw the end of the first charter school strike in California. A group of 80 teachers from the charter school network known as Accelerated Schools, organized under United Teachers Los Angeles, demanded job stability and an end to dismissal without the right to arbitration. The agreements reached include better health insurance and a severance package for teachers.

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Teacher Promotes Racial Tolerance Using Technology

Teacher Promotes Racial Tolerance Using Technology – In the last five years, hundreds of thousands of children and young people have sought asylum in the United States fleeing violence and extreme poverty in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.

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Maestros de la preparatoria Roosevelt escuchan a sus lideres sindicales antes de la votacion.

Teachers in Los Angeles Return to Classes after Historic Agreement

After six days on strike, tens of thousands of teachers in Los Angeles have returned to the classroom. The settlement between the teachers’ union and school authorities includes higher salaries, smaller class sizes, and more support staff.

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New Mexico Flunking Out School Funding. Teachers Strike, Debate on Public Schools. Venezuela and US Break Relations.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24 PROGRAM # 8528 12:00 PM PT New Mexico Flunking Out School Funding. A state court found New Mexico’s education system in violation of the state constitution because it fails to give its students adequate public education, and the judge gave the state a deadline to deliver a plan to fix the schools. […]

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Posted in Education, Youth, Línea Abierta, Politics & Elections |
The American DREAM Comes to New York - The New School Free Press
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(Español) Es casi una realidad ya la Ley del Sueño o Dream Act de Nueva York

(Español) La legislación también ayudaría a las familias inmigrantes a prepararse para los costos de la educación superior al permitir que una persona indocumentada pero con un número de identificación fiscal (ITIN) pueda abrir una cuenta del Programa de Ahorros para Estudios Universitarios.

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Maestro Eduardo Anguiano, muestra gráficamente su indignación contra dos altos directivos escolares.

Teacher’s Strike in Los Angeles

More than 30,000 Los Angeles teachers went on strike this week. Teachers in the school district, the second largest in the nation, are demanding a salary increase and more resources for teaching.

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Los Angeles Teachers Strike: Third Day. Also, Universal Basic Income vs Universal Basic Assets. Also, Financial Literacy and the Poor.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16 PROGRAM # 8522 12:00 PM PT Los Angeles Teachers Strike: Third Day. With negotiations stalled, more than 30 thousand teachers in Los Angeles continue their strike, considered as the largest of its kind in the nation’s history. Tens of thousands demonstrate dressed in red in the city’s downtown. A top union official […]

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