La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Aug 31, 2011
The California state Senate passed AB 131 on Wednesday in a vote of 22-11.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Aug 31, 2011
When most adults would rather clean their toilet than do a math problem, something has to change, says Dr. Alicia Abella.
EFE / San Diego Red, News Report, Posted: Aug 30, 2011
New research has found that elementary school children are aware of social stigmas, and consequently suffer more anxiety about their academic performance.
EdSource/New America Media, Video, Posted: Aug 27, 2011
While California’s economic environment has hit summer programs hard, school districts came up with ways to offer summer classes for struggling students.
Black Voice News, News Report, Posted: Aug 25, 2011
University administrators say over 60 percent of college students report that their parents now expect them to work during the school year.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Aug 24, 2011
An innovative outreach program in one Ca. school district serves to inform immigrant parents on how to open lines of communication with their kids.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Aug 23, 2011
Free L.A. High School, opened in 2007 by the Youth Justice Center, offers students an alternative to incarceration through a revolutionary approach to education.
New America Media, News Feature, Posted: Aug 21, 2011
Vietnamese immigrant parents in one Orange County school district are strictly emphasizing academics, but is it hurting or helping their kids?
New America Media, Video, Posted: Aug 17, 2011
California's budget woes are causing local governments to put the squeeze on school districts, and students are paying the price in more ways than one.
Colorlines, News Report, Posted: Aug 16, 2011
This week, many Atlanta Public Schools will reopen their doors after a tumultuous summer spent managing the fallout from the confirmed news of the district’s massive teacher cheating scandal. Summer may be over, but cleaning up the mess has only begun.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Aug 16, 2011
Armida Barrera has paid a price for living in a disadvantaged neighborhood: the poor education of her first seven children.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Aug 15, 2011
When one UC Berkeley student disclosed his status as an undocumented immigrant, the response was telling. “A lot of the students were surprised at seeing a yellow face."
Colorlines, News Report, Posted: Aug 02, 2011
Every child is guaranteed a K-12 education, no matter what kind of documentation they can provide. But once students graduate from public schools, they must deal with the harsh reality of living as an undocumented resident, often for the first time, Gonzales explains.
BlackVoiceNews.com, News Report, Posted: Aug 02, 2011
If algebra is the “gatekeeper” course that determines whether students will have access to higher education, then thousands of African American and other underserved high school students are facing a locked gate with no key.