Posts Tagged as "Education"

School Resource Officers are a Waste of Resources, Says New Report

Dec. 6, 2011 / By
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Published: November 15, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Having school resource officers (SROs) and other police in schools causes more harm than good...

The 50th Anniversary of the Freedom Riders

Dec. 3, 2011 / By
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There are many events that shaped the Civil Rights movement that we know of today. From the marches and speeches of Dr...

Reading with Kids to Get Them Ready for School

Nov. 28, 2011 / By
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New America Media, News Feature, Vivian Po, Posted: Nov 27, 2011
LOS ANGELES — On a Thursday afternoon in early November, over 50 parents, mostly Latinos, packed a little classroom at Victoria Avenue Elementary in south Los Angeles, eager to learn about how they can help their children to read...

California Dream Act Brings New Opportunities for Undocumented Students

Nov. 28, 2011 / By
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Written by John Oliver Santiago

On October 9, 2011, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 131—the second part of the California Dream Act...

What Teachers Don’t Get About ‘Low-Performing’ Students

Nov. 21, 2011 / By
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New America Media, Commentary, Yvette Jackson, Posted: Nov 20, 2011
All students should have the chance to be motivated to achieve in ways that are usually expected of those students labeled “gifted,” but that’s not the case...

A Career in Digital Photography

Nov. 15, 2011 / By
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On November 3, 2011, community members and organizations came together to attend the Digital Media Arts Summit and Expo...

CREED Hosts Racial Justice Luncheon

Nov. 3, 2011 / By
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Story and photo by John Oliver Santiago

On October 29, 2011, Californians for Justice held their first Racial Justice Luncheon at St...

Latino Publishers: Economy, Education Top Issues Now

Nov. 1, 2011 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Jose Luis Sierra, Posted: Oct 31, 2011

LAS VEGAS – As a crop of anti-immigration legislation in several states – copycat versions of Arizona’s SB 1070 – made headlines nationally, the issue of immigration reform was not the most pressing issue for Latino community and media leaders, at the National Association of Hispanic Publications in Las Vegas earlier this month...

NAM Radio: The Rise & Fall of the American Teacher

Sep. 26, 2011 / By
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New America Media, Audio, Shirin Sadeghi, Posted: Sep 26, 2011

He’s that guy who takes care of your kids all day long everyday...

Sonya Clark: A Mother in a Bad Economy

Aug. 26, 2011 / By
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Sonya Clark, far left, with her children in their home.  Photo by Sophinarath Cheang. 

My mother, Sonya Clark, is forty-two years old...