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Migrant Rights to Higher Forum. Also, A Well-Rounded Education.

TUESDAY, APRIL 19. PROGRAM # 7764 12:00 PM PT Migrant Rights to Higher Forum. This is a report on two petitions to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington DC. The family of Anastasio Hernández Rojas and international law experts urge the human rights body to hold Border Patrol agents accountable in the brutal […]

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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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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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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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“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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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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Education Reform and Other Stories.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10. PROGRAM # 7671 12:00 PM PT Education Reform and Other Stories. President Obama signs into law a new education reform bill, a major overhaul to No Child Left Behind. The US Supreme Court hears arguments on the principle “one person, one vote” to set legislative district boundaries, and on affirmative action in […]

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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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Latino Students: Graduation Numbers.

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 […]

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Challenging the Capital of Expulsions.

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 […]

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