Archive for August 12th, 2019

Revised Math Program Reduces Failure Rate At Cal State

Education | | August 12 2019, 6:32 PM

First-year students used to be dropped from the rolls for failing remedial math, but a new program allows students who don't pass math to try again.

New Public Charge Rule Has Some Asian Immigrants Avoiding Needed Care | | August 12 2019, 5:44 PM

Today the Trump administration announced a rule that aims to make it harder for immigrants who use public services to get a green card.

18 Awesome Things To Do In SoCal This Week | | August 12 2019, 6:39 AM

A massive convention for Korean culture comes to town. The L.A. Phil traces the history of space exploration during a show at the Bowl. An old-timey Hollywood cocktail lounge goes tiki.

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Jeffrey Epstein Suicide Raises Questions, Conspiracies

| August 12 2019, 10:04 AM

Jeffrey Epstein, who has been accused of sexually abusing young girls, was found dead Saturday morning after he had apparently hanged himself.

New Ethnic Studies Curriculum Is Getting Backlash For Being Too PC. How Should The Course Be Taught?

| August 12 2019, 9:50 AM

Last year, California Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside) introduced a bill that would mandate high school students to take ethnic studies as a requirement for graduation.

AirTalk Debates: Tightening Green Card Access For Legal Immigrants Who Use Public Benefits

| August 12 2019, 9:48 AM

The Trump administration announced Monday that it is moving ahead with one of its most aggressive steps to restrict legal immigration, denying green cards to many immigrants who use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers or other forms of public assistance.

How One Man Attempted To Hide From Silicon Valley’s Surveillance

| August 12 2019, 9:36 AM

Joel Stein didn’t just throw all his electronic devices out the window and lock himself in a dark room.

Week In Politics: Epstein’s Apparent Suicide, Trump After Mass Shootings, Twitter Clashes With Conservatives And More

| August 12 2019, 9:29 AM

AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the major headlines you might’ve missed in politics news over the weekend and looks ahead to the week to come.

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