Education

La moratoria de pagos de los estudiantes vence el primero de mayo. Foto: José López Zamorano.

As Moratorium on Student Debt Looms, Calls for Loan Forgiveness

We are about a hundred days away from the expiration of the moratorium on student loan payments. Although President Biden offered during his campaign to forgive up to ten thousand dollars for the debt of each student, it’s not clear he will keep his promise.

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Mensaje de esperanza. Foto: Heidi de Marco / KHN.

Wave of Early Retirements Expected among Latino Teachers

Suffering from pandemic-related stress and lack of classroom resources, Latino teachers are considering leaving the profession in greater numbers than their white colleagues, according to a recent survey of the nation’s teachers.

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Estudiantes solicitando préstamos para pagar su deuda estudiantil y poder graduarse. Foto: https://cdtalaw.com.

(Español) Beca para estudiantes indocumentados, graduados de Preparatoria o Colegio Comunitario

(Español) Ayuda para inmigrantes indocumentados con ganas de superación académica, ofrece la Beca Nacional para Graduados de Preparatoria y de Colegio Comunitario, pero sólo tienes 6 días para solicitarla, o hasta este 28 de febrero.

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Extra Edition: Climbing Up the Ladder. (Program Repeat.) Also, School Closures.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15 PROGRAM # 9533 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Climbing Up the Ladder. (Program Repeat.) The top ten schools with the most economic mobility are Hispanic-Serving Institutions in California, New York and Texas. Low-income students who graduate from these public colleges and universities are more likely to move up to the middle class. […]

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Benjamin Coria, quien enseña música en la escuela secundaria San Gabriel dice que “Solía confiar mucho en la música como fuente de mi propia calma y bienestar, pero como la música es parte de mi jornada laboral, últimamente no ha sido mi primera opción”. Foto: Heidi de Marco/KHN.

Exits by Black and Hispanic Teachers Pose a New Threat to Covid-Era Education

A national survey published by the National Education Association on Feb. 1 found that 55% of teachers planned to exit earlier than anticipated, up from 37% in August 2021. The numbers were highest among Black (62%) and Latino (59%) educators.

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Grupo de estudiantes estadunidenses y latinos aprenden codificación en el aula de la universidad. Foto: https://www.dreamstime.com.

Colleges Serving Latinos Help Low-Income Students Get Ahead

The colleges that offer low-income students the greatest opportunities to move up the social ladder are led by ten universities in California, New York and Texas that serve Latinx students. This is according to a study entitled “Out with the Old, In with the New.”

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Foto: Oona Tempest / KHN.

(Español) Universidades no consiguen terapeutas para el creciente número de estudiantes en crisis

(Español) “Hay que trabajar duro y también de forma inteligente”, afirmó Foltz. “Necesitas números, pero también necesitas la combinación adecuada de consejeros. Hay una necesidad constante de contar con personal culturalmente competente en un campus universitario”.

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Climbing Up the Ladder. Also, School Closures.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7 PROGRAM # 9525 12:00 PM PT Climbing Up the Ladder. The top ten schools with the most economic mobility are Hispanic-Serving Institutions in California, New York and Texas. Low-income students who graduate from these public colleges and universities are more likely to move up to the middle class. A top leader of […]

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(Español) A pesar de su rezago general, estudiantes latinos son importantes para el futro de CA

(Español) Con casi tres de cada cuatro estudiantes latinos en California matriculados en un colegio comunitario del estado, las escuelas desempeñan un papel fundamental como un punto de entrada principal y un camino esencial para la transferencia y la obtención de una licenciatura.

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On Math, Music and Social Change.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22 PROGRAM # 9448 12:00 PM PDT On Math, Music and Social Change. A Colombian mathematician and DJ who researches combinatorics, a new area of mathematics that is highly utilized in physics and computer science, was honored as an “Emerging Scholar” in the US. He teaches an innovative online math course to students […]

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