Tag Archives: educacion
New Mexico: Poor School Funding. Also, Immigration and Key Battlegrounds. Also, Joaquín Murrieta: Yesterday and Now.
MONDAY, JULY 30 PROGRAM # 8391 12:00 PM PT New Mexico: Poor School Funding. In a landmark decision, a state judge ruled that New Mexico is not providing enough funds to ensure a good education for at risk schoolchildren and ordered Gov. Susana Martinez to take corrective steps. Guest: Alejandra Avila, Staff Attorney, MALDEF, San […]
Ending Guidance on Race. Also, Latinos: An Economic Power. Also, Medicaid Block Requirements Blocked.
THURSDAY, JULY 19 PROGRAM # 8384 12:00 PM PT Ending Guidance on Race. The Trump administration is ending rules issued under President Obama to guide schools and colleges on using race in admissions decisions to make schools more diverse. What does it mean for students of color and English language learners? Guest: Rocío Inclán, Director […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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: […]
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 […]