MONDAY, OCTOBER 19. PROGRAM # 7633 12:00 PM PT Latino Students: Graduation Numbers. In this exclusive interview, US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan talks about his ideas about expanding preschool to all children, the student debt crisis and free college education, the school-to-prison pipeline, and the investment in bilingual programs. He says Latino high school […]
In California, a bill awaiting Governor Brown’s signature seeks to guarantee quality care, by preparing childcare workers better.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14. PROGRAM # 7608 12:00 PM PT Challenging the Capital of Expulsions. Civil rights advocates representing students and parents are battling Kern County’s high school district in court, arguing that local schools’ discipline practices discriminate against students of color. In Kern, Latino and African American students are far more likely than their white […]
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3. PROGRAM # 7601 12:00 PM PT Dreamers Visit Mexico. DACA-protected Dreamers from colleges and universities around the country travel to their native communities in Mexico in an often-emotional visit to reconnect with their roots. As they return to the U.S., the Dreamers are becoming active promoters of bi-national travel missions and advocates […]
In Kern County, residents report that when they go to get healthcare, to their children’s schools, or to ask for emergency help, a lot of the time they can’t find an interpreter who speaks the same language.
TUESDAY, JULY 28. PROGRAM # 7574 12:00 PM PT The Bilingual Advantage. Is being bilingual good for your job prospects? Contrary to what English Only proponents would say, leading scholars conclude that bilingual speakers enjoy a number of economic benefits in today’s globalized U.S. labor market. An education expert discusses the economics of bilingualism for […]
TUESDAY, JULY 14. PROGRAM # 7564 12:00 PM PT DAPA Hearing in New Orleans. The appeal to lift DAPA injunction was heard on Friday in a court of appeals in New Orleans. Many advocates from around the country rallied in front of the court urging the judges to allow the temporary deportation relief program to […]
(Español) Este falló sobre la acción afirmativa introduce una amplia declaración general de la Corte Suprema que afirma la inconstitucionalidad de considerar la raza en absoluto, lo que tendrá efecto dominó a través de todo el país y barrerá con estas provisiones a través de las universidades privadas así como las públicas.
In some schools in Oakland, three out of four children have lost a loved one to violence. The effects spill over into the classroom.
THURSDAY, JUNE 18. PROGRAM # 7546 12:00 PM PT Tackling Child Care Crisis. In an effort to tackle the crisis in the health care system in California, the governor and leaders in the Legislature agreed to increase support to expand access to child care for low-income families in the state. In addition, the state assembly […]