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On this Day in History, 1957, President Dwight D. Eisenhower sent the U. S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division to ensure that black kids weren’t denied access to “white” Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.

As an extra ironic bonus, here’s a photo of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., taking the knee in Selma, Alabama in 1965. (Liberated from the Washington Post): [Mas…]


This 18-minute 1970 documentary film depicted the educational and environmental problems faced by LA’s Mexican-American kids back in the day. Has anything changed?


In a busy life, a father tries to teach his son the right way. But what is the correct path? Alike is an animated student video from Barcelona.


Hey, kids, teachers, parents, and/or enthusiastic paper cutters! Here’s how to make Dia de Los Muertos Calaveras with just a sheet of paper and a pair of scissors. [Video by art instructor Jaime Shilen.]

La Cucaracha: Local school declares emergency, evacuation (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 30, 2015 Cartoons
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Born in the USA: The secret downside of espeaking Spanglish

by Estefania Zavala August 3, 2015 Cultura
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“Wow, it’s so cool you can speak Spanish,” people tell me after they hear me on the phone with my mom. I say thanks and try to shrug it off, but I worry that letting them think that gives a mistaken impression. I mean, yes. I can speak Spanish. My parents taught me Spanish when […]

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Latinos: Learn a career at Vosotros Polytechnic Institute (video)

by GWEN BECK October 30, 2014 Cultura
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An education is the gateway to a climb up the career ladder, and you can get the skills you need to succeed at Vosotros Polytechnic Institute. Comes with a student loan guaranteed to last a lifetime!

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America’s Shame : 12-year-olds pick our fruits, veggies (video)

by Verdana Bold March 28, 2014 Cultura
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Children as young as 12 are still working in America’s fields alongside adults — bent over all day in often-dangerous conditions — just so there’s enough money to put food on the table and pay the phone bill. Although this Human Rights Watch video is from 2010, the practice continues, and is defended by some […]

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The Beandocks: Another day, another school shooting

by Lalo Alcaraz December 18, 2013 Cartoons
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[Breaking] Back to School: Boys named ‘José’ get new names

by EresNerd September 5, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from SAN ANTONIO) All across America, elementary school teachers performed a traditional back-to-school ritual this week — the ceremonial renaming of thousands of boys named “José.” The annual ritual is performed when teachers take roll in the morning: First, teachers call the boys named “José” by new “American” names, typically “Joe,” “Joey,” or […]

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Pocho Ocho First World Back-to-School Problems

by Especial Correspondents August 14, 2013 Cultura
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We don’t know what the schedule is in your barrio, but here in Pocho Estates, A Gated Community, the kids are starting a new school year. We know it’s not easy,  the way things are in the world today. The Libtard’s “climate change” hoax, the Federal Reserve’s phony money and Obummer’s Gay Socialist Nazi Muslim […]

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Scary! Mexican students practice riding the school bus (video)

by EDUARDO BURRO July 5, 2013 Cultura
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These Zacatecas schoolboys take their school bus practice very seriously. And if this cautionary bus drill looks scary, think about the actual bus rides it must have been based on!

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Beyond the Facts: Patriotic student refuses to learn Spanish (video)

by Andalé Mono June 13, 2013 Cultura
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“You can’t force me to learn a foreign language on American soil,” high school sophomore Kyle Johnson said. “Spanish sucks! I’m American and I speak American!” And he went to court to fight for his rights. (NSFW explicit language.)

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Pocho Ocho best summer activities for teenage boys

by Andalé Mono May 30, 2013 Cultura
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School is mostly over and Summer is mostly here. How can pocho parents keep a teenage boy busy? Here’s our list of the Pocho Ocho best summer activities for your teenage boy: 8. Get a tat 7. Join a gang 6. Hock a loogie

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Meet my elementary school hero: ‘Facundo the Great’ (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés December 26, 2012 Cartoons
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Ramón “Chunky” Sanchez narrates: My name was Ramón, but the teachers called me Raymond; Maria was Mary and Juanita was Jane. But everything changed at school when the new kid came — Facundo. More Chunky Sanchez: Ballad of the Pocho by Los Alacranes (music video)

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Ñewsweek: Jenni Rivera RIP, Disneyland LOL, 12-14-12 :(

by Comic Saenz December 16, 2012 El Now
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The tragic death of Long Beach homegirl Jenni Rivera and the school massacre in Newtown, MA inspired two editorial cartoons from POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz this week. And then there was the guy who emailed some Photoshop experts asking for helping removing the Mexicans from his snapshot of Disneyland. These are the stories that broke […]

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12-14-12 (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz December 15, 2012 Cartoons
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Get the skills you need at Vosotros Polytechnic Institute (video)

by Comic Saenz November 13, 2012 Cultura
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You know it, pochos! An education is the gateway to a successful climb up the career ladder. Get the training you need to succeed at Vosotros Polytechnic Institute.

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When Spanish in school was illegal: ‘When I Dream Dreams’ (video)

by EDUARDO BURRO July 7, 2012 Cultura
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Once upon a time in America, Latino kids were not allowed to speak Spanish in school. This documentary recalls those days. In 1918, Texas, along with many other states, enacted statutes that made the speaking of any language other than English on public school grounds illegal. These laws remained active until the U.S. Congress passed […]

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Tucson schools ban the A-B-C’s – are the 1-2-3’s next?

by Santino J. Rivera January 19, 2012 El Now
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(PNS reporting from TUCSON) Even as John Huppenthal takes a breather now that teaching the alphabet is banned in Tucson schools, his Taliban-style campaign of education purification continues in the hands of allies. “We won’t stop with just readin’ and writin’,” they say, “so ‘rithmetic is next!” Superintendent of Public Instruction Huppenthal told PNS why he […]

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