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Latina Teacher Leads Largest Union.

An interview with Lily Eskelsen García, who will take office next week as president of the National Education Association, breaking ground as the first Latina to head the nation’s largest union. She comments about her plans to bring more clout to the teachers’ union, the reformers’ “toxic obsession with standardized testing,” the ruling of a […]

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The Student Debt Crisis.

This is a repeat of the second hour of the forum held in Spanish in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley the night before. This segment focuses on college costs and initiatives to make college education more affordable for students of working-class families. Guests: Dr. Alejo Salinas Jr., Trustee, South Texas College Board, Edinburg; […]

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The College Dream.

This is a repeat of the first hour of the Spanish-language forum held at the University of Texas – Pan American the night before. How are institutions in Texas helping students to succeed in high school and graduate from college? Guests: Dr. Alejo Salinas Jr., Trustee, South Texas College Board, Edinburg; Dr. Jaime Chahin, Dean, […]

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The College Dream and the Student Debt Crisis. Hour 4 (In Spanish).

In Texas, more Latinos are enrolling into college than ever. Still, too many are dropping out of high school and ending their college education, pushed out by financial pressures and other issues. College administrators, community advocates and students from South Texas convene in a nationally-broadcast town hall meeting to address the aspirations and barriers to […]

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The College Dream and the Student Debt Crisis. Hour 3 (In Spanish).

In Texas, more Latinos are enrolling into college than ever. Still, too many are dropping out of high school and ending their college education, pushed out by financial pressures and other issues. College administrators, community advocates and students from South Texas convene in a nationally-broadcast town hall meeting to address the aspirations and barriers to […]

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The College Dream and the Student Debt Crisis Hour 2. (In English).

A live-broadcast, two-hour community forum in English to explore issues contributing to the school success or failure of Latino students. Airing from the University of Texas – Pan American in Edinburg, TX, the forum sets Texas as the stage for a national dialogue about Latino college track issues. In Texas, the majority of students in […]

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The College Dream and the Student Debt Crisis (In English).

A live-broadcast, two-hour community forum in English to explore issues contributing to the school success or failure of Latino students. Airing from the University of Texas – Pan American in Edinburg, TX, the forum sets Texas as the stage for a national dialogue about Latino college track issues. In Texas, the majority of students in […]

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College Costs and Financial Aid. Also, Are Latinos Ready for College?

Texas congressman Rubén Hinojosa talks about the promises and challenges for Latinos to go to college in Texas. He also talks about what’s been done in Washington to improve high school graduation rates, and make college more accessible and affordable. Guest: Rep. Rubén Hinojosa, Member of House Committee on Education and Labor, Chair of Subcommittee […]

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DACAmented in College.

Arizona is taking the country’s largest community college system to court to prevent in-state tuition for DACA beneficiaries, while in Georgia, DACA recipients who are being denied in-state tuition rates filed a lawsuit against the University System of the state’s Board of Regents. Guests: Alfredo Gutiérrez, Member, Governing Board, Maricopa Community Colleges, Phoenix, AZ, http://www.maricopa.edu/gvbd/district5.php […]

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High Achievers on AP Tests.

Latino students in New Mexico are number one in the nation for their success in Advanced Placement testing, the programs aimed at preparing students for college. How did New Mexico manage to accomplish this goal? An expert discusses some key points that can lead to further success in the classroom, which includes creating good studying […]

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