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Caption: Dr. Daniel King, Dr. Francisco Guajardo, and Dr. Frances Guzman on the panel., Credit: Samuel Orozco/Radio Bilingüe
This is the second hour of the forum held in Spanish at the University of Texas - Pan American in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley. This segment ...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:07
Caption: Dr. Daniel King, Dr. Francisco Guajardo, and Dr. Frances Guzman on the panel., Credit: Samuel Orozco/Radio Bilingüe
In Texas, more Latinos are enrolling into college than ever. Still, too many are dropping out of high school and ending their college education, pu...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:07
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This segment of a community forum focuses on college costs and initiatives to make college education more affordable for students of working-class ...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:09
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A school district on the Texas border with Mexico achieved an astounding transformation that could be an example for the rest of the nation. Pharr-...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:07
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Most English learners in secondary school are considered Long Term English learners, meaning students who have been English learners for six-years ...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 08:18
Caption: Children wait at school bus stop in Foley, Alabama., Credit: Javier Aparisi/Radio Bilingüe
Civil rights watchdogs found the vast majority of Alabama’s school districts were asking parents to provide their children’s Social Security number...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 54:26
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Spanish-Speaking Kids Benefit from Oklahoma Pre-K - Children from low-income families, immigrant families, or who are English learners often come ...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 05:55
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Extreme School Segregation. As the nation marks the 60th anniversary of Brown v. BOE, a report by UCLA’s Civil Rights Project finds that the school...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 54:25
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Advocates are sounding a wake-up call about the large numbers of English Learner students who, despite many years in school up to graduation age, a...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 54:24
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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...

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  • 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