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(Español) “¡Más concejeros y menos policías!” en las escuelas: madre de familia

(Español) Un 70 por ciento de todos estos jóvenes son referidos a la policía, o reciben una multa, o han estado arrestados en la escuela. “Y estos son estudiantes latinos y afroamericanos… esto es lo que vemos en las calles también, ¡más policías!, en vez de invertir en la comunidad… es el reflejo de esa política, pero en términos de la educación”.

Posted in Education, Homepage Feature, Youth |
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School Cops, or Counselors?

THURSDAY, APRIL 7. PROGRAM # 7756 12:00 PM PT School Cops, or Counselors? The largest school districts in the nation hire more police than counselors, at a time when many believe guidance counselors would be more effective to address school safety and violence than armed officers. Students of color, a majority in those districts, are […]

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Posted in Education, Youth, Línea Abierta, Politics & Elections |
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Kids with Diabetes: In Crisis?

MONDAY, APRIL 4. PROGRAM # 7753 12:00 PM PT Kids with Diabetes: In Crisis? Researchers found that a majority of adults in California, and even worse, one third of young adults, have pre-diabetes or diabetes, in a strong indication that the epidemic is out of control. Many people do not get tested because of lack […]

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Elvira y Refugio Nieto en la sala de su casa. Foto: Fernando Andrés Torres.

Remembering Alex Nieto

However, last month, the four police who shot Nieto were exonerated, provoking protests among several sectors in the community. Fernando Andrés Torres visited Alex Nieto’s parents at their home in San Francisco. This story is part of the series “Hablando de la Raza”.

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Rethinking Discipline: Restorative Justice.

MONDAY, JANUARY 11. PROGRAM # 7693 12:00 PM PT Rethinking Discipline: Restorative Justice. Faced with high numbers of student suspension and expulsion rates, school leaders are learning about positive disciplinary measures and more districts are embracing the practice of restorative justice. Through this approach, students learn to talk, air their grievances and resolve their conflicts […]

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Posted in Education, Youth, Línea Abierta, Politics & Elections |
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The Year in Review.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31. PROGRAM # 7686 12:00 PM PT The Year in Review. Thousands of farm workers staged an unprecedented walk out in San Quintin. Parents of the Ayotzinapa disappeared bring their plight to the US. Juan Felipe Herrera makes history as the first Latino poet laureate in the US. Key players remember the Grape […]

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Posted in Arts & Culture, Economy & Labor, Education, Immigration, Youth, Línea Abierta, Politics & Elections, Health |
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“East of Salinas.” Also, LGBTs in the Fields.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 28. PROGRAM # 7683 12:00 PM PT “East of Salinas.” This film tells the story of a gifted third-grade boy who dreams of a life better than the hard-working fields and the gang-riddled streets of Salinas. And it’s also the story of his dedicated teacher, who is also a son of migrants. While […]

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Posted in Arts & Culture, Education, Immigration, Youth, Línea Abierta, Politics & Elections |
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New Education Reform.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15. PROGRAM # 7674 12:00 PM PT New Education Reform. President Obama signed into law a major education reform, which rewrites No Child Left Behind and ends federal control of public education. The new measure keeps the mandatory standardized testing in reading and math but allows state and local officials to set performance […]

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Latino Home Buying. Also, Common Core Tests: Confusion.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4. PROGRAM # 7645 12:00 PM PT Latino Home Buying. Homeownership rates among Latino households have been declining since the last recession. Many are still recovering from the housing crash and struggle to buy a home when they move. Why are Latinos less able to buy a home? An expert reports on the […]

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Posted in Economy & Labor, Education, Youth, Línea Abierta |
Familias inmigrantes y el senador Ricardo Lara (centro) en el anuncio de la ley ‘SB 4’ en Los Ángeles, California.

Health for All Minors.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22. PROGRAM # 7636 12:00 PM PT Health for All Minors. California Gov. Brown signed a new law to extend health care coverage to undocumented children. beginning in May 2016, Medi-Cal, the public health state program for the poor, will extend coverage to about 170,000 undocumented children under age 19. How is California’s […]

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