New America Media
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LAFAYETTE, Calif. — High school sophomore Kelly Morimoto says when her friend first came to her to talk about his depression she was “shocked.” No one, after all, had ever spoken to her about how to respond in these kinds of situations...
Editor’s Note: University of California President Janet Napolitano recently returned from a two-day trip to Mexico, where she met with government officials and academics to discuss the recently announced UC-Mexico Initiative, which aims to bolster cross-border academic and cultural ties...
San Diego Voice, News Report, Kimetha Hill, Posted: Apr 16, 2014
Photo courtesy of San Diego Refugee Tutoring Center
Editor’s Note: As California schools scramble to prepare for the new educational standards known as Common Core, teachers who work with refugee students have a different concern: the new computerized tests could make these students fall even further behind...
La Opinion, News Report, Esmeralda Fabian, Posted: Apr 07, 2014
Image: Students attend Family Math Night at Burke Middle School near Los Angeles. ..
New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet
SACRAMENTO – While millions of children nationwide face extreme difficulties due to having parents who are incarcerated or under criminal supervision, State Senator Mark Leno thinks change is coming...