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Education

NAM original coverage, youth media stories and ethnic media articles on education policy and its impact on immigrant and minority families. For more information on NAM education coverage, contact Carolyn Goossen at cgoossen [at] newamericamedia [dot] org.
Who Asked Us? Youth Column / School Matters Column / NAM 2008 Education Fellowship Report / Mosaic Monthly: Education News from the Ethnic Media / Key Contacts for California Reporters Covering Education / Recent Education Reports of Relevance to Reporters / Glossary of Education Terms

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Karen Bass

A Time-Out for California's High School Exit Exam

New America Media, Commentary, Karen Bass, Jul 06, 2009

Speaker of the Assembly Karen Bass supports the proposed suspension of the California High School Exit Exam.

Parent Voices on the High School Exit Exam

New America Media, Jul 06, 2009

Parents with children in public schools give their views on the idea of suspending the California High School Exit Exam.

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Time for a Timeout for California's High School Exit Exam?

New America Media, Commentary, Karen Bass, Kirk Clark, Jul 06, 2009

With schools facing drastic budget cuts, the California state legislature is proposing a four-year moratorium on the high school exit exam. The proposal has split lawmakers, advocates as well as parents and students.

Wind in the Willow

My Teacher, My Friend

New America Media/America.gov, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Jul 05, 2009

Remembering a teacher who opened the door for a Vietnamese refugee in his classroom.

Nonprofit Honored for Revolutionary Approach to Tutoring

New America Media, News Report, Inga Buchbinder, Jul 04, 2009

Founded in 1999 by Brazilian-born Luis Santana, Reading and Beyond started working with 30 children, tutoring them on literacy and reading comprehension. Over the past decade, the organization has expanded to helping over 700 students each day as well as families in 16 different centers throughout Fresno County.

Comcast Awards $174,000 in College Scholarships to California High School Seniors

New America Media, Video, Words: Rupa Dev//Video: Paul Billingsley, Jun 26, 2009

Comcast Corporation awards 154 standout California high school seniors a $1,000 scholarships each at at a special lunch and awards ceremony held in front of the state capitol.

Tom Horne to Ethnic Studies: Drop Dead!

New America Media, Commentary, Roberto Dr. Cintli Rodriguez, Jun 19, 2009

Arizona is the New South and the new South Africa. It is the home of Sheriff Joe Arpaio, where racial profiling is official policy. Now, in another form of profiling, State Superintendent of Schools Tom Horne wants to eliminate ethnic studies.

Crisis Drives Day Laborers Back to School

El Tiempo Latino, News Report, Milagros Melndez-Vela, Translated by Elena Shore, Jun 14, 2009

In Maryland, 36 day laborers are graduating from community programs that they hope will give them a leg up in the job market.

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