Affirming Science in Silicon Valley on Earth Day 2017
 

Affirming Science in Silicon Valley on Earth Day 2017

New America Media, Commentary, Hasan Zillur Rahim, Posted: Apr 24, 2017

Thousands gathered Saturday for the March for Science rally in downtown San Jose to protest proposed cuts to science funding by the Trump administration.

 

Majority of Californians Polled Favor Vouchers for Private Schools

 

EdSource, News Feature, John Fensterwald, Posted: Apr 24, 2017

Californians appear in sync with one issue that Trump and his Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos are advocating: vouchers for private and religious schools.

 

UC Reps Meet With Black Families in Richmond

 

Richmond Pulse, News Feature, Richmond Pulse Editors, Posted: Apr 23, 2017

African-American parents sat down with UC Vice Provost Yvette Gullatt to discuss different paths to enrolling in the University of California.

NY Becomes 1st State to OK Free Tuition at Public Colleges for Eligible Students

 

The Root, News Report, Posted: Apr 10, 2017

The plan will be phased in over three years, with tuition being free for residents who earn up to a specific income cap.NY Becomes 1st State to OK Free Tuition at Public Colleges for Eligible Students

 

No Happy Endings, But Oakland’s BMW Trio Fosters Togetherness

 

New America Media, News Feature, Eve Pell, Posted: Apr 10, 2017

The trio founded a nonprofit organization called BMW to promote volunteer programs and give back to the city.

 

SENIOR CLASS: Life Experience Enhances Back to School

 

KSFR Public Radio/New America Media , News Feature, Deborah Martinez , Posted: Apr 09, 2017

More 50+ workers are retraining in college for jobs or careers in the "new trades." Some were laid off, others' pensions were hit by the recession.

 

SENIOR CLASS: Back to School at 50+ for Income, Family, Community

 

KSFR Public Radio/New America Media , News Feature, Deborah Martinez , Posted: Apr 07, 2017

Over a third of students at Santa Fe Community College are back to school at age 50+, some to keep learning, others to retool to support their families.

Student Identified in Racist Flyer Incident at University of Texas, Austin

 

Asamnews, News Report, Posted: Apr 05, 2017

Racist flyers have popped up across the country on University campuses. In several incidents, the white supremacist group, Vanguard America, took responsibility.

Public Education Is Doomed: VP Mike Pence Casts Tiebreaking Vote to Confirm Betsy DeVos

 

The Root, News Report, Posted: Feb 07, 2017

There is no saving grace here; she is going to be tragic. And the worst part is that children are going to suffer.

 

Storybooks for Kids Offer Counter Narrative to the ‘Whitelash’

 

New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Jan 18, 2017

There is a national narrative emerging that points to a country ready and willing to embrace its diversity, and it's coming from an unlikely place.

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