Helping Parents See Themselves as Educators
 

Helping Parents See Themselves as Educators

New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Sep 26, 2016

Early childhood education providers in L.A. say helping parents and families be better educators at home means "changing how they see their roles."

 

Environmental Group Sues Dow for Pesticide Pollution

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Sep 23, 2016

An environmental watchdog group is suing the manufacturer of Telone, a soil fumigant that is increasingly replacing the highly toxic pesticide, methyl bromide, for not warning residents living in nearby areas before the pesticide is applied.

 

UC President Napolitano Welcomes Changes to Federal Financial Aid

 

New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Sep 23, 2016

Students will no longer have to decide what college they are going to before hearing about what kind of financial aid they are going to get.

Governor Brown Signs Ethnic Studies Bill in California

 

Asam News, News Report, Posted: Sep 14, 2016

With little fanfare, Governor Jerry Brown of California has signed a bill requiring every school district and charter school to offer an ethnic studies class in high school.

 

DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: Gaps In Care Persist During Transition From Hospital To Home

 

Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Report, Anna Gorman, Posted: Sep 08, 2016

For elders, discharge from hospital to home without help holds risks costing $26 billion annually. New programs showing how to change that.

 

Foreign Entrepreneurs Can Get 'Start-Up' Visas to Start Business in US

 

India-West, News Report, Sunita Sohrabji, Posted: Sep 03, 2016

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced Aug. 26 a new proposal that would allow foreign entrepreneurs to be considered for a two-year stay in the U.S. to start or scale up a business.

 

DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: ‘America’s Other Drug Problem’: Copious Prescriptions For Hospitalized Elders

 

Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Feature, Anna Gorman, Posted: Aug 30, 2016

Elderly hospital patients experience 400,000 preventable adverse-drug reactions a year, costing billions, but a new breed of pharmacists is bringing change.

 

DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: Geriatric ERs Reduce Stress, Medical Risks For Elders

 

Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Report, Anna Gorman, Posted: Aug 25, 2016

Increasingly, hospitals are changing the "war zone" clatter of ERs by creating special ones for elderly patients--and cutting costs and hospitalizations.

 

Poll Finds Overwhelming Support for National Parks Among Voters of Color

 

New America Media, Video, Ann Basette, Text by Peter Schurmann, Posted: Aug 24, 2016

A new poll finds strong bipartisan support for public lands among voters from minority communities, despite an information gap that keeps many from accessing them.

 

In The Shadow of Chevron, Residents 'Fear the Worst'

 

Richmond Pulse, Commentary, Isabella Zizi, Posted: Aug 17, 2016

When you live in a low-income community in the shadows of Chevron, every single day you have to ask yourself, "When is another explosion going to happen?"

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