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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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Obama speech education

School Cutbacks Create Skeptics: Students Want More Than Words

New America Media, Commentary, Raj Jayadev, Sep 09, 2009

When Pres. Barack Obama addressed the nation's school children yesterday on the importance of education, students at Andrew Hill High School and Fischer Middle School in San Jose were listening. S

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Blacks Determined Not to Miss Out on the Green Economy

New America Media, News Report, Cynthia Griffin, Sep 09, 2009

Activists are paving the way to include African Americans in the growing green economy, and that includes lobbying the White House and providing training schools.

SCHOOL MATTERS: California STAR Results Show Achievement Gap Persists

New America Media, New Report, Rupa Dev, Aug 31, 2009

While California's standardized testing indicates there has been some improvement in student achievement this year, it still hasn't closed the performance gap between low- income students and their more economically advantaged counterparts.


Protest, Tweet, Raid Savings

ColorLines, News Feature, Cindy Von Quednow, Aug 30, 2009

As budgetary cuts are eliminating courses and cutting back aid to student, black and Latino students are going to have to shelve their dreams of earning degrees and supporting their families.

Bad Air in California High School

New America Now Radio, Audio, Odette Keeley, Aug 14, 2009

This week on "Stories From the Ethnic Media": El Mensajero reports on students in Richmond High School breathing bad air; and 1170 AM KLOK is the San Francisco Bay Area's first and only 24/7 South Asian radio station.

Asian Americans' Rising Suicide Rates -- Three Students Take their Lives

New America Media, Analysis, Andrew Lam, Aug 13, 2009

Asian Americans are much more likely than the average American to commit suicide, according to a recent report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. NAM editor Andrew Lam traces the root of this disturbing trend to a tradition that existed long before the American dream.

Special Report: A School Without Windows

El Mensajero, News Report, Erika Cebreros, translated by Elena Shore , Aug 07, 2009

Students and teachers at a high school in northern California have one simple demand: to breathe fresh air in a school with poor ventilation and very few windows.

Marine Course Dispels Cultural Myths

New America Media, News Report, Suzanne Manneh, Aug 05, 2009

A federal pilot program for high school students from the Middle East, the United States and Canada is helping to dispel stereotypes about cultures even as it educates.

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