New America Media, Question & Answer, Posted: Mar 17, 2010
Carlos Roa, 22, has been in the US for twenty years without papers. Now he is walking 1500 miles from Miami to Washington D.C. asking politicians to move on the Dream Act which would give thousands like him to get a shot at college and legalization.
New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Mar 12, 2010
Education policy is finally in the spotlight, as the president and state officials focus on creating a set of standards that would be applied to public school students throughout the country. But some California experts question whether it will just repeat the high-stakes mistakes of No Child Left Behind.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Feb 24, 2010
California students have less than a week left to send in their applications for the Cal Grant, the state’s most generous – and most accessible – financial aid program.
New America Media, Question & Answer, Posted: Jan 31, 2010
A leading researcher says low-income students have been hit the hardest by California's budget cuts, and that the much lauded, federal Race to the Top competition among school districts will do little to help students receive what they need most: a high quality public education.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jan 07, 2010
Melrose Leadership Academy in Oakland feeds its students free breakfasts in their classrooms every morning, but it is unique among district schools.