New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Jun 27, 2011
For many children living in the Eastern Coachella Valley Calif., food and water provided at school is often their primary source of nutrition.
New America Media, Photo Essay, Posted: Jun 27, 2011
Use of mobile devices in a Hayward, Calif., classroom puts English language learners on the fast track.
New America Media, Video, Posted: Jun 26, 2011
Calavera Hills Middle School"s trailblazing Coyote Crossroads program is helping raise the grades of the academically challenged students, as well as their autistic classmates they are paired up with.
Freedom Forum Diversity Institute, Video, Posted: Jun 23, 2011
This year’s seventh graders, 12 and 13 years old, are the first Americans to grow up with no memory of time before the searing events of Sept. 11, 2001.
The Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Jun 22, 2011
Nearly half of young men of color -- ages 15 to 24 – who graduate from high school will end up unemployed, incarcerated or dead.
Colorlines, News Report, Posted: Jun 22, 2011
Independent audit conducted for Tucson Unified School District finds that ethnic studies program is perfectly legal—even as the district's superintendent orders program shut down.
BlackVoiceNews.com, News Report, Posted: Jun 20, 2011
The effort to open up engineering schools to more Blacks and women has grown into national organization that is now the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE).
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jun 20, 2011
A 2009 survey sponsored by the California Department of Public Health that found that in 55 percent of California school districts surveyed, less than half of schools provided drinking water during meals, and, in 40 percent of districts, no schools provided free access to water.
Hartford Guardian, Commentary, Posted: Jun 15, 2011
Steve Perry is facing growing fire in his adopted hometown for his pull-yourself-up-by-your-bootstraps message.
New America Media, First Person, Posted: Jun 15, 2011
One former San Francisco high school student recalls his favorite teacher, and reflects on the qualities that made him so effective.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Jun 14, 2011
No matter how well charters perform, the bitter reality is that public schools will always be the school of first and only choice for the vast majority of black and Latino students.
New America Media, Video, Posted: Jun 12, 2011
David Thomas will be pursuing his higher education in the Fall, with help from the College Bound Brotherhood.
Korea Daily, News Report, Posted: Jun 11, 2011
A Bay Area high school is launching a Korean-language program this fall, with a little help from the South Korean government.
New America Media, Op-ed, Posted: Jun 11, 2011
Governor Jerry Brown's proposed budget fails to recognize the importance of tracking student data.
Hispanically Speaking News, News Report, Posted: Jun 10, 2011
Minority youth consume an average of 13 hours of media content a day—about 4-1/2 hours more than their white counterparts, according to a new Northwestern University report.
ChicoSol, News Report, Posted: Jun 09, 2011
Bernie Vigallon, retired early June as director of alternative education for the Chico Unified School District, built a program serving 500 kids, who suffered from alienation or abuse, learning issues, and delinquency or drugs.
La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Jun 08, 2011
The U.S. Supreme Court handed down two decisions on immigration Monday.
Hispanically Speaking News, News Report, Posted: Jun 07, 2011
The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a California law that allows undocumented immigrant students to attend state universities and pay in-state tuition rates.
Black America Web, News Feature, Posted: Jun 03, 2011
Three Gwynn Park High School alumni are the first three players from the same high school slated to enter the NFL in the same year.
Hispanically Speaking News, News Report, Posted: Jun 03, 2011
Maya Young Wong of Altadena, California, won the American Immigration Council's 14th Annual “Celebrate America” Creative Writing Contest for her poem entitled “My Grandfather Ben.”
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jun 02, 2011
A Northern California high school may soon offer new language classes besides Spanish and Chinese: Korean—thanks to the South Korean government.
La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Jun 01, 2011
The state Assembly voted 46 to 25 in favor of the California Dream Act, which would allow undocumented students to qualify for financial aid and scholarships at public universities.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jun 01, 2011
Budget cuts to childcare programs by California Gov. Jerry Brown and legislators would harm homeless children and keep their families on the street.