Tag Archives: educacion
Puerto Rico: Roselló Resigns After Massive Protests. Latino Leaders Make Inroads in Higher Education. Mueller Hearing II.
THURSDAY, JULY 25 PROGRAM # 8658 12:00 PM PT Puerto Rico: Roselló Resigns After Massive Protests. Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Roselló resigned after two weeks of intense and massive protests. Hundreds of thousands took the streets after massive corruption scandals and comments mocking women, gays, and victims of Hurricane Maria came to light. What’s expected […]
THURSDAY, MARCH 21 PROGRAM # 8568 12:00 PM PT College Cheating Scandal: The Lessons. Wealthy parents are being arrested on charges they cheated and bribed to get their kids into elite colleges, exposing a system of corrupt advantages. Now some question why the system that helps those with money and influence is rarely examined, while […]
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20 PROGRAM # 8547 12:00 PM PT New teacher Strikes. Almost a year after teachers in West Virginia went on a strike that sparked similar movements in other states, the educators are striking again in the state. Last week, teachers in Denver got a deal to raise their salaries after a three-day strike […]
New Mexico Flunking Out School Funding. Teachers Strike, Debate on Public Schools. Venezuela and US Break Relations.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 24 PROGRAM # 8528 12:00 PM PT New Mexico Flunking Out School Funding. A state court found New Mexico’s education system in violation of the state constitution because it fails to give its students adequate public education, and the judge gave the state a deadline to deliver a plan to fix the schools. […]
Los Angeles Teachers Strike: Third Day. Also, Universal Basic Income vs Universal Basic Assets. Also, Financial Literacy and the Poor.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16 PROGRAM # 8522 12:00 PM PT Los Angeles Teachers Strike: Third Day. With negotiations stalled, more than 30 thousand teachers in Los Angeles continue their strike, considered as the largest of its kind in the nation’s history. Tens of thousands demonstrate dressed in red in the city’s downtown. A top union official […]
THURSDAY, JANUARY 3 PROGRAM # 8513 12:00 PM PT Health Bills and New Legislatures. Democrats take control of the US House and the supermajority in California’s legislature. The leadership of the new US House decided to get into a legal battle in Texas in defense of ACA and people with pre-existing conditions. And, in California, […]
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 […]