Tag Archives: educacion

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Bilingual Education Back in California. Also, New Reality for Higher Education.

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 […]

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Cowboy Cops, Teachers?

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 […]

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Schools Not Prisons.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6 PROGRAM # 7897 12:00 PM PT Schools Not Prisons. A number of young performing artists tour California, including some correctional facilities, in an effort to promote activism and voting among young people. This community-oriented campaign calls for an end to overspending on prisons and jails, and instead give way to a new […]

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Schools Not Prisons.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 PROGRAM # 7893 1:00 PM PT Schools Not Prisons. A number of young performing artists tour California, including some correctional facilities, in an effort to promote activism and voting among young people. This community-oriented campaign calls for an end to overspending on prisons and jails, and instead give way to a new […]

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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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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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