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(Español) Escuelas con policías pero sin consejeros, una tendencia que daña a estudiantes

(Español) “Perfeccionar y reforzar habilidades y trabajar con el liderazgo de la escuela para asegur que entiendan nuestro rol… no todos los consejeros tienen experiencia positiva desafortunadamente. Se trata de asegurar que haya un consejero con capacidad de mejora, y no sólo de supervisar el trabajo”.

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(Español) Concluye con éxito la más reciente revuelta magisterial en Oakland

(Español) Se aprobó un contrato para 2017-18 con 64% de apoyo, o mil 269 contra 701 y cinco abstenciones, dijo Tony Thurmond, el Superintendente estatal de Educación Pública.

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Un estudiante practica gráficas en la clase de álgebra en la Rudsdale Newcomer High School, en Oakland, CA, el 28 de enero de 2019. Foto: Anne Wernikoff.

Pioneering Alternative School in California Helps Young Refugees to Graduate

In the last five years, tens of thousands of young immigrants and refugees from Central America have arrived in the United States. Many drop out of school because of lack of English skills, trauma acquired during a difficult journey, and financial limitations.

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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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