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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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On this show enjoy a mix of Indigenous music and a live interview with Greg Gonzalez, one of the original founding members of Grupo Fantasma. Musi...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:54:50
  • Purchases: 1
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This week is a 'New Música' episode dedicated to our favorite new Latin Alternative tunes, including brand new songs from Sante Les Amis, Los Rakas...

Bought by KPVL, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KFOK-LP, WLPR, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: At American Youthworks, adolescent mothers can take their babies to school with them., Credit: Filipa Rodrigues
A charter school in Texas is dedicated solely to helping students who previously dropped out of school to graduate. But the state is about to close...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 06:31
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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...

Bought by KAWC


  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 07:25
  • Purchases: 1
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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
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The history of Latin American piano starts in the 18th century, shows brilliant accomplishments in the 19th century and shines throughout the 20th ...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 58:30
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This program explores three intimate works: a string quartet, a sonata for clarinet and piano, and a work for a mixed ensemble. These three specia...

  • Added: Jun 02, 2014
  • Length: 58:29
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Nicole encounters the border of Taromenane land, who have killed to remain undisturbed by the outside world.

  • Added: May 31, 2014
  • Length: 04:37
Caption: Angelica Guillen
Angelica, a local artist, talks about her life after growing up in a migrant camp, her father, being an educator, as an activist as well as reading...

  • Added: May 30, 2014
  • Length: 28:12
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Hosts Luz Maria Lopez and Carlos Bakota talk to Lehua Aplaca and Guadalupe Lopez about summer programs for kids and families at the NW YMCA. Miner...

  • Added: May 30, 2014
  • Length: 58:45
Caption: Dan Guerrero
¡Gaytino! - written and performed by Dan Guerrero - is a remarkable life journey from 1950s East LA to New York’s Great White Way in the 60s and 70...

  • Added: May 27, 2014
  • Length: 56:24
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Chicago’s Latino Music Festival is the largest festival on its kind. Since 2006, the Latino Music Festival has been presenting concert music from L...

  • Added: May 27, 2014
  • Length: 58:29