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Schools Allowing Guns on Campus.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 PROGRAM # 7891 12:00 PM PT Schools Allowing Guns on Campus. School district officials from high schools in Kern County are allowing non-employees to bring guns to the high school campuses, if they have a permit to carry concealed weapons. This is the fourth school district in California to allow guns on […]

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Pell Grants for Prisoners. Also, The Return of Bilingual Education.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 PROGRAM # 7879 12:00 PM PT Pell Grants for Prisoners. The highest education official in the US talks about new initiatives by the Obama administration to help incarcerated people transition to life after prison. Secretary John King visits a prison in Alabama to advance the Second Chance Pell Grant, a federal program […]

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Mendez v. Segregation Then and Now. Also, La Casa de Colores: An Epic Poem.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 4 PROGRAM # 7850 12:00 PM PT Mendez v. Segregation Then and Now. Before Brown v. Board of Education, the Mendez family fought and won in court a battle against Orange County school districts that had separate schools for White and Mexican students. Seven decades later, California is reportedly the most segregated state […]

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Dreamers: The Public Face.

Monday, JULY 11 PROGRAM # 7832 12:00 PM PST. Dreamers: The Public Face. Leaders of young immigrants share their stories of survival and progress living in the US as temporarily protected undocumented residents. In this bilingual forum on the sounds of migration, convened and recorded in the National Mall as part of the Smithsonian Folklife […]

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Posted in Arts & Culture, Education, Immigration, Youth, Línea Abierta, Politics & Elections, Latest News |
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Mexico Edition.

TUESDAY, JUNE 28. PROGRAM # 7814 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Although discussions are underway between the protesting teachers and the federal government, Mexico’s president Enrique Peña Nieto reiterates that his administration’s education reform is “not negotiable.” Teachers are still protesting in four states and have 37 barricades of highways in Oaxaca, where police repression […]

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The Youth Agenda.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22. PROGRAM # 7810 12:00 PM PT The Youth Agenda. Members of a first-of-its-kind youth commission talk about crime prevention, employment, health, and other pressing issues impacting the lives of teens and young adults in the city of Fresno and beyond. The newly-created youth commission will advise and take an active role in […]

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Mi Casa – Center For Dreamers

Hartnell Community College in Salinas, California launches Center for Achievement and Student Advancement (Casa), in support to students regardless of their residency status. Guests: Ana Gonzalez, Mi Casa Program Assistant and Adriana Gonzalez, Student

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Latinos underrepresented in STEM Careers

Latinos are not studying careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Closing the gap to recruit students into STEM careers will not be an easy work. This is conversation about the barriers Latinos encounters when studying for a STEM career and the resources are available to help them. Guests: Luis Ramon Mireles, Molecular Biology graduate […]

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Bridging the Digital Divide.

TUESDAY, MAY 17. PROGRAM # 7784 12:00 PM PT Bridging the Digital Divide. Low-income families may now have access to high-quality, high-speed Internet access thanks to reforms that made broadband service more affordable for millions of people. The federal government launched a series of initiatives, including ConnectALL, ConnectHome, and modernized Lifeline, a program designed to […]

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Multilingual Education Act.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 4. PROGRAM # 7775 12:00 PM PT Multilingual Education Act. In 1998, voters in California passed Proposition 227, a ballot measure that banned bilingual education and mandated English immersion for English learner students. This November, voters in the state will decide on the Multilingual Education Act, a new ballot initiative that would change […]

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