(Español) Siempre que ha tenido control sobre dólares públicos ha usado su poder para darle esos dólares a escuelas lucrativas, que usualmente no quieren aceptar a niños inmigrantes ni con deshabilidades.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1 PROGRAM # 7988 12:00 PM PST. Debate on Education Nominee. The day after a senate committee voted on the controversial education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos, the leader of the largest teacher union comments on her agenda, her answers during the confirmation hearing and her concerns. With a Republican majority in the Senate, the […]
(Español) “Cuando la pobreza es un factor determinante en el rendimiento académico… es muy importante aliviar, aumentar los ingresos económicos de las familias”.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25 PROGRAM # 7983 12:00 PM PST. DeVos Public Education Plans. Trump’s Education Secretary nominee, billionaire Betsy DeVos, faced a divided committee of senators at her confirmation hearing, with Republicans on her side and Democrats questioning her wealth and ethical disclosures, and her activist support for moving taxpayer dollars from traditional public education […]
(Español) Para Guzmán, ajustar su situación jurídica sería ahora mucho más fácil. “No hay prisa por hacer nada en este momento”, dijo Guzmán al Times el martes, luego de regresar de la referida conferencia que también le permitió visitar a familiares que dejó en México.
These low wages, the demanding nature of the work, and the lack of a “career ladder to build upon” lead to high rates of turnover among care providers, especially those who work in home-based settings
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.