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Sonia Nazario, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Polk Award, has reported for The Wall Street Journal and The Los Angeles Times. Her book Enriqu...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:54:02
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In Oakland, California, a group of Spanish-speaking parents is learning more about the Common Core, to keep watch to make sure that it is being app...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 06:07
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The Common Core Standards could bring change for English learners, but many educators have doubts about the implementation. Will this new education...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 08:35
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In southern Alabama, a group of parents has accused educators in Baldwin County of applying severe punishment selectively against Latino and Africa...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 07:42
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New York City will offer more than 50 new preschool spaces to four-year-olds beginning in September. Our correspondent in New York, Marco Vinicio G...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 03:55
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In Arizona, there is some support for dual immersion schools, but mostly for those that serve a majority Anglo population. The schools with more La...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 06:10
Caption: Andrómeda Leovara practica la lectura., Credit: Valeria Fernández
More than thirteen states require children who do not demonstrate a good grasp of reading to repeat third grade. This is the first year that studen...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 05:33
Caption: La profesora María Necuze Añón, Credit: Javier Aparisi
Though many salute the Common Core Standards as a new method of teaching that will help students to reason better, in Florida, some experts are con...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 05:49
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In Arizona, dual language immersion programs are gaining momentum and demand among Anglo families in wealthier school districts, while dual immersi...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 07:25
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More and more states are joining a movement passing laws to honor students’ bilingualism and biliteracy. In California, thousands of students have ...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 54:40
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A large majority of children in the U.S. are not reading at grade level by the time they reach fourth grade and children from low-income families a...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 54:28
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This year 45 states and the District of Columbia are starting to use the new Common Core State Standards for English language and math. Some Latino...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 54:18
Caption: Matthew, 4, is enrolled in preschool in New York., Credit: Marco Vinicio González
The new Mayor of New York is announcing plans for universal pre-K as part of a number of reforms to the local educational system, joining a handful...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 54:30
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Public schools are largely unprepared to teach and guide Latino students. These students face some of the most critical issues in the school syste...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 54:16
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Students of an impoverished elementary school that sits next to a waste dump near the U.S. border scored the best math grades in Mexico in a nation...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 54:34
Caption: Lita Hernandez shows off her new credentials. , Credit: Audrey Dilling
There are many different sounds that float through the intersection of 81st Avenue and Rudsdale Street in East Oakland: crowds heading to the Oakla...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2013
  • Length: 07:09
Caption: Support group meeting for foreign students and their parents at the Biblioteca Benito Juárez in Tijuana., Credit: Joel Medina
In the last two years, more than 205,000 parents of American citizen children were deported from the United States. That means a new influx of Amer...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2013
  • Length: 03:47
Caption: A drawing by the American child of deported parents in Tijuana., Credit: Beth Caldwell
The majority of the 400,000 people deported from the U.S. in 2012 were adults, many with criminal records, but minors are sometimes caught up in th...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2013
  • Length: 03:47
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Hay más de 10 millones de mexicanos sin nacionalidad en su propio país, pero Be Foundation trabaja para darles una identidad y que tengan un regist...

Bought by KDNA Radio


  • Added: Jan 24, 2013
  • Length: 28:02
  • Purchases: 1
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jim justice, will provide an update on DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival).

  • Added: Jan 22, 2013
  • Length: 27:59
Caption: The Young People's Chorus of New York City
Music written for children -- to sing, to play, to enjoy -- by Cuban-born Paquito D'Rivera and Emilio Aragón, Catalan Xavier Montsalvatge, and Teru...

Bought by KFOK-LP and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Dec 04, 2012
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 2
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The Visitacion Valley Middle School is located in the southern part of San Francisco – one of the poorest residential areas of the city. It's reces...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2012
  • Length: 07:03
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When people ask Lita Trejo what it's like to be a foster parent, she explains, "It's like asking a parent 'what do you do as a parent?' It's the sa...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2012
  • Length: 03:24
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Rudolfo Anaya's Bless Me, Ultima is about pride and assimilation, faith and doubt. This half-hour program includes readings by actor Cheech Marin a...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM and KRZA


  • Added: Aug 12, 2011
  • Length: 28:57
  • Purchases: 2
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Local currency, bartering on the playground and other ways of looking at money through a DIY lens. ***This show aired on Oregon Public Broadcasting...

Bought by XRAY.fm, WRVO, WYSO, and WRVO


  • Added: Apr 21, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4