• Costs Beyond Tuition Hold Older College Students Back

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Students over age 25 – who make up one-third of the college population – have much higher living expenses, take longer to graduate and rack up more debt, according to a new report. A new study from the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality finds students at four-year colleges pay...
  • El COVID Obliga a Grandes Cambios en Programas de Educación Carcelaria

    RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. — Como en las universidades tradicionales, los programas educativos en prisión han tenido que hacer grandes cambios a raíz de la epidemia, incluso mientras el Congreso decide si hace permanente el programa que les sostiene. Robert Rundquist, del “Chaffey College” en el sur de California, dice...
  • COVID Forces Major Changes to Prison Education Programs

    RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. — Just like traditional colleges, California’s education programs for people in prison have had to make huge changes in the wake of the pandemic, even as Congress decides whether to make permanent the program that sustains them. Robert Rundquist, interim dean of institutional effectiveness and intersegmental...
  • COVID-19: ¿Cómo regresar a la escuela en medio de la pandemia?

    Jenny Manrique Ethnic Media Services En East Orosi, una comunidad de unas 200 familias en el valle central de California, los niños llevan 10 años pensando que el agua viene naturalmente de una botella. Allí dependen de la repartición del preciado líquido embotellado para bañarse, cocinar y otros usos...
  • COVID-19: How to return to school in the midst of the pandemic?

    Jenny Manrique Ethnic Media Services In East Orosi, a community of about 200 families in the Central Valley of California, children have been thinking for 10 years that water comes naturally from a bottle. There they depend on the distribution of the precious bottled liquid for bathing, cooking and...
  • Maestros presionan a Newsom para retrasar reapertura de la Escuela Física

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. — La Federación de Maestros de California (“California Federation of Teachers”) hace un llamado a la Sala de Prensa del Gobernador Gavin Newsom a que instruyan a las escuelas a que asuman el aprendizaje a distancia hasta que las cifras del COVID-19...
  • Teachers Press Newsom to Delay Physical School Reopening

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Federation of Teachers is urging Gov. Gavin Newsom to delay physical reopening of schools and direct districts to go to distance learning until COVID-19 infections drop and safeguards are in place. On Monday, both Los Angeles and San Diego...
  • CA demanda a los federales para proteger los fondos de las escuelas públicas de la Ley CARES

    SACRAMENTO, California – California, otros cuatro estados y Washington, D.C., están demandando para evitar que el gobierno federal desvíe la ayuda del coronavirus destinada a escuelas de bajos ingresos y la envíe a escuelas privadas y religiosas. La semana pasada, la Secretaria de Educación Betsy DeVos emitió una regla...
  • CA Sues Feds to Protect CARES Act Public School Funds

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California, four other states and Washington, D.C., are suing to stop the federal government from siphoning off coronavirus aid meant for low-income schools and sending it to private and religious schools. Last week, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos issued an interim final rule that requires CARES Act funds be “equitably...

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