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WAMU 88.5 FM is the leading public radio station for NPR news and information in the greater Washington D.C. area. It is member-supported, professionally-staffed, and licensed to American University. Since 1961, WAMU has provided programming to a growing audience that now totals more than 450,000 listeners in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.

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Hosted by Lee Michael Demsey [http://bluegrasscountry.org/about/hosts/lee-michael-demsey/]

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 31, 2009
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Every year more than one million students fail to graduate from high school on time. But we rarely explore what happens next. What are these students’ lives like 10, 20, even 40 years after they leave the classroom? Do they ever get a second chance?

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Sep 19, 2013
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Latitudes takes you into the lives of everyday people around the world to hear stories that engage the intellect, the conscience and the imagination. It's currently a four-part series, which can be aired as stand alone programs.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 12, 2012
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WAMU's Bluegrass Country asks some of the finest musicians in bluegrass music what they are listening to and how it influences their own music.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Sep 15, 2009
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54 Pieces

WAMU's Bluegrass Country presents a series of tips from some of the finest musicians in bluegrass music.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: May 05, 2009
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10 Pieces

Hosted by Hubie King [http://bluegrasscountry.org/about/hosts/hubie-king/]

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 31, 2009
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Hosted by Cliff Furnald, RootsWorld Radio takes you on a global music tour, with no boundaries and no limits!

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 18, 2012
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In-depth, topical programming from the Washington, DC studios of WAMU's Bluegrass Country [http://www.bluegrasscountry.org].

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 31, 2009
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19 Pieces

The Katy Daley Show is an hour-long syndicated broadcast originating from WAMU's Bluegrass Country in Washington, D.C.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: May 28, 2009
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31 Pieces

The topic - education. WAMU's education reporting has been generously supported in-part by the Corporation For Public Broadcasting.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Apr 29, 2018

Latest Pieces

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The decision to pass or fail a chronically absent or unprepared student is often placed in the hands of teachers. As a recent WAMU and NPR investig...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 04:07
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The prospect that a D.C. high school ignored widespread student absenteeism even as it touted a 100 percent college acceptance rate among graduates...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 04:06
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If Ballou High School’s administrators had followed D.C. Public School’s grading and attendance policies, 64 percent of the class of 2017 wouldn’t ...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 04:10
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“They’re worried about dropping out of school," said Ballou parent Taunya Martin of the school's administration. "They need to be worried about the...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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Dozens of middle and high school students in D.C. recently got the opportunity to share ways they would solve the problems in their communities at ...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: :39
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According to Center for Disease Control statistics, drowning is the second-leading cause of unintentional injury death among children 1-14 years ol...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 04:23
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Just 12 percent of public classrooms across the country report they don’t have a Wi-Fi connection that supports all students — a number the Federal...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 03:45
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Students at KIPP DC College Prep in Northeast D.C. walk out the front doors of their high school to arguably one of the best views of downtown D.C....

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 03:45
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The first day of school is an exciting time for students, but parents in Prince George’s County are hoping this year will be better than previous o...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 04:26
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Before students at Washington Latin Public Charter School in Northwest D.C. left for summer break, their principal announced an unusual summer chal...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 06:05