An Edge for Indian Americans Under Common Core

An Edge for Indian Americans Under Common Core

India West, News Report, Lisa Tsering, Posted: Feb 27, 2015

Subathra Ramanathan teaches at North Star Academy in Redwood City and says Common Core allows high achieving students to "widen their repertoire of learning."


Myth That There are More Black Men in Prison Than College is Debunked


Louisiana Weekly, Editorial, Staff, Posted: Feb 18, 2015

Essentially, the number of Black males enrolled in college was undercounted, providing an inaccurate view of the state of Black males in the U.S.

Mexican Army to Guard Schools Threatened by Gangs


VOXXI, News Report, Posted: Jan 27, 2015

Three teachers were kidnapped, and others were forced to pay parts of their salaries to the crime gangs through extortion, teachers said.


The College Myth: Why Most Students Need More Than Four Years


Richmond Pulse, Commentary, Joanna Pulido, Posted: Jan 21, 2015

In universities across California it’s difficult for students to graduate on time because of space constraints, tuition costs, and generally not enough courses offered.


Shutting the Door on City College’s Neediest


New America Media, Commentary, Emily Wilson, Posted: Jan 20, 2015

On the first day of the spring semester at City College of San Francisco, some of the neediest students were told they do not count.

Governor’s proposed budget called 'a gift' to adult education


EdSource, News Report, Susan Frey, Posted: Jan 16, 2015

The governor’s proposed budget, unveiled last week, allocates $500 million for an Adult Education Block Grant, with a provision that existing K-12 adult ed programs be funded for another year.


Navigating College While Depressed


Long Beach VoiceWaves, News Report, Wendy Manjivar, Posted: Jan 09, 2015

For Cal State Long Beach student Rachel Keeney, one of the strongest triggers for her depression is the fear of losing relationships.


Helping Your Child Thrive Under Common Core


Cali Today, News Report, Giang Phan, Posted: Jan 08, 2015

Ask Vietnamese American parents in the Bay Area if they have heard about the Common Core and many will offer up a shrug. Even among those who have heard of the new standards now in place across California schools, many are still unsure of what they are and what they mean for students.


For Chinese Parents, Traditional Methods Best Prep for Common Core


Sing Tao, News Report, David Wang, Posted: Jan 08, 2015

For many Chinese parents, the Common Core emphasis on comprehension over rote memorization has not swayed them from more tried and true methods. SAN JOSE, Calif. - Inside Benjamin Ellisons 10th grade science class at Overfelt High School in east San Jose, students sit in groups discussing their most current project, which happens to be nuclear energy.


Looking at the Common Core


EPA Today, News Feature, Henrietta Burroughs, Posted: Jan 06, 2015

While opposition to Common Core has risen nationally, EPA Today's Henrietta Burroughs discusses with guests what the new standards are and why many educators think they will lead to better performing students nationwide.

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