Posts Tagged as "students"

Suspensions More Common for Minority, Disabled Students

Apr. 13, 2012 / By
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California Watch, News Report, Joanna Lin, Posted: Apr 13, 2012

Racial minorities and students with disabilities are suspended at substantially higher rates than their white and non-disabled peers, according to an analysis of discipline data from nearly 500 California school districts.


A Sense of “Despair” Hangs Over Community College Campus

Apr. 8, 2012 / By
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Amigos 805, Commentary, David Magallanes , Posted: Apr 08, 2012

As I walk across campus at the community college where I teach, I sometimes get the impression that I can almost hear my own footsteps as I walk toward my classroom or to an office I need to visit...

Parents: The Missing Engine Behind School Reform

Mar. 26, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Mar 26, 2012
Modesto E. Abety-Gutierrez, President of The Children’s Trust (with the mic), along with other panel speakers, including (from left) Liz Looney, Service Manager with City Year Miami; Principal Pablo Ortiz with Miami Edison Senior High School; School Board member Raquel A...

Suspensions at Richmond High Plummet

Feb. 28, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Donny Lumpkins and Malcolm Marshall, Posted: Feb 28, 2012



Axing Access for Community College Students

Jan. 9, 2012 / By
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New America Media, Commentary, Li Miao Lovett, Posted: Jan 08, 2012

In the coming week, the Student Success Task Force will decide on a set of policies intended to streamline academic pathways for students enrolled in California’s community colleges, discouraging those who meander and giving incentives for those who achieve stated goals.


Uncertainties Hover Over California DREAM Act

Jan. 6, 2012 / By
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New America Media/Richmond Pulse , News Report, Edgardo Cervano-Soto, Posted: Jan 06, 2012

RICHMOND, Calif.—Despite the announcement of Gov...


Dec. 29, 2011 / By
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Gardner Academy, San Jose Unified School District


By Eliana Cespedes, La Oferta

SAN JOSE, Calif...

Teachers Do More with Less But Learning Losses Inevitable

Dec. 21, 2011 / By
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New America Media/ Sing Tao Daily, News Report, Jane Xiao, Posted: Dec 18, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO – Jenny Trac runs the newcomer program at Visitacion Valley Middle School...

After Multiple Suspensions, Fresno Student Hit Rock Bottom

Dec. 16, 2011 / By
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New America Media, Video, First Person: Amelia Garrido / Video: The kNOw Youth Media,Posted: Dec 13, 2011

When I began middle school, I thought school would be a breeze...

Cuts Could Reverse Gains in Attendance and Achievement

Dec. 16, 2011 / By
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NAM/ El Mensajero, News Report, Ricardo Ibarra, Posted: Dec 15, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO — The principal’s room at James Lick Middle School used to be an area students tried to avoid...

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...

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...