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Teacher Walkouts in the West.

MONDAY, APRIL 30 PROGRAM # 8318 12:00 PM PT Teacher Walkouts in the West. Teachers in Arizona and Colorado walked out in the latest eruption of a movement that started in West Virginia. In Colorado and Arizona, the ten largest school districts closed after teachers walked out and rallied for better pay and school funding. […]

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Earth Day. Also, New Action on Gun Violence.

MONDAY, APRIL 23 PROGRAM # 8313 12:00 PM PT Earth Day. This year, Earth Day celebrations focus on ending plastic pollution, reforestation, and awareness about climate change. This program includes a report on California’s Proposition 68, a water and parks bond on the June 5 ballot to improve state parks, create public spaces in poor […]

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The Teachers Revolt.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11 PROGRAM # 8305 12:00 PM PT The Teachers Revolt. States where teachers are among the lowest paid in the nation and invest the least in schools are now the stage of a major revolt that’s spreading and heating up fast. Teachers went on strike for nine days in West Virginia, followed by […]

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Why So Few Latino Professors and Teachers?

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28 PROGRAM # 8295 12:00 PM PT Why So Few Latino Professors and Teachers? Seven of every ten college students in California are from communities of color. Yet, the leaders and faculty members of those colleges and universities are mostly White. Why aren’t more Latino professors? Why it should matter? Also, the leader […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, MARCH 27 PROGRAM # 8294 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Congress passed and President Trump signed a spending bill that includes increased funding for the military and domestic programs, and money for border fences and barriers, but no relief for DACA and TPS recipients. A Republican member of Congress comments on this and about […]

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School Walkouts on Gun Violence. Also, Puerto Rico: Reconstruction Woes.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14 PROGRAM # 8285 12:00 PM PT School Walkouts on Gun Violence. Thousands of students around the country protesting gun violence stage coordinated walkouts in high schools on this day, one month after the mass shooting in Parkland. Many students, teachers and supporters walked out for 17 minutes to honor the 17 killed […]

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Arming the Teachers. Also, New Showdown on Union Fees.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26 PROGRAM # 8273 12:00 PM PT Arming the Teachers. The gun debate rages after the mass shooting in Florida, with surviving students leading the charge in a new movement for gun control. President Trump has pushed for arming teachers, aligning himself with the gun lobby. Teacher union leaders call the idea absurd: […]

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“No More Guns!”

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19 PROGRAM # 8268 12:00 PM PT “No More Guns!” Students who survived a mass school shooting left 17 people dead in Florida, gathered in a crowded vigil chanting: “No More Guns!” Will this tragedy lead to gun reform? What about mental health services? How to address mental illnesses with reduced funds for […]

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Mexican-American Studies Prevail in Arizona.

MONDAY, JANUARY 8 PROGRAM # 8238 12:00 PM PT Mexican-American Studies Prevail in Arizona. A US judge blocked for good an ethnic studies ban in Arizona public schools, prohibiting Arizona education officials to enforce the law that eliminated Mexican-American studies programs. The judge cited racism and political gain among motives behind the law. Analysts look […]

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Very Few Latino Professors. Also, Latino Students Facing Barriers. Also, Sounds of East San José.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20 PROGRAM # 8203 12:00 PM PST. Very Few Latino Professors. Latino students are enrolling in growing numbers. Yet, Latino faculty makes up only four percent of faculty in the nation. In California’s San Joaquin Valley, this gap is even worse. Where are the Latino professors? What’s the impact of this shortage on […]

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