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Caption: Veronica Volk/WXXI News, Credit: Akin Johnson holds his credential during the East High School commencement in June 2017.
In recent years, there has been a push to get people with disabilities into the general workforce. But despite these initiatives, some students who...

Bought by KZYX and Kansas Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 02, 2018
  • Length: 03:20
  • Purchases: 2
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America is facing a opioids crisis of epic proportions. In the southeastern United States, there are more opioid prescriptions than there are peopl...

Bought by KENW, WOUB, KRZA, Radio Newark, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 03, 2017
  • Length: 03:33
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Eliquewa Santiago says college makes her struggle with mental health even more difficult. (c) 2016 Taylor Epps
Mental health is an issue that rarely gets discussed in the black community. For college students of color the issue gets even more difficult.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 08, 2016
  • Length: 04:22
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Students build a tugboat at The Maritime Academy of Toledo, Credit: Timothy Dubravetz
The Maritime Academy of Toledo is one of 56 schools around the country that incorporate skills like boat building and seamanship into its curriculum.

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WRVO Public Media, North Country Public Radio, WXXI, WCPN and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2016
  • Length: 03:38
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: The Onondaga Nation is located at Nedrow, New York.  © 2015 Laura Molina
The Onondaga Nation started a program to save their language and their culture. Right know, many native American languages are endangered due to th...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
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IU performs Jean Anoilh adaption of Sophocles' Antigone

  • Added: Dec 03, 2015
  • Length: 09:10
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Typically turning 18 has also meant aging out of the system. So no more reimbursements to subsidize care. Studies show foster youth lacking financi...

Bought by Accessible Media Inc.


  • Added: Jun 15, 2015
  • Length: 09:29
  • Purchases: 1
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They are supposed to mold and inspire minds, but that may some argue that will be difficult while 80% are white.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 29, 2015
  • Length: 04:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Beginning next fall, all San Francisco public schools will offer a class called Ethnic Studies. It’s a look at American history and culture from th...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 06:16
  • Purchases: 1
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When most people are on their way to sleep, San Francisco’s Homeless Outreach Team, or SF HOT, is just beginning its graveyard shift.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 04, 2015
  • Length: 07:34
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A board encouraging attendance greets students and parents as they walk into Garfield Elemantary School, Credit: Isabel Angell
Oakland schools have a dropout rate that’s higher than the state average. So, the district made solving the problem a priority. Officials started t...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2015
  • Length: 06:18
Caption: Dianna Valenzuela y Sergio Corral trabajan juntos en el panel de control de un robot acuático., Credit: Valeria Fernández / Radio Bilingüe
In Phoenix, Arizona, a robotics club is becoming a hotbed for Latino students, many of them low-income and some undocumented, to go on to graduate ...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2014
  • Length: 06:07
Caption: Recruiters for the U.S. Marines canvass shopping plazas, high schools and job fairs for potential soldiers., Credit: Alexandra Kanik/PublicSource
In robust economic times, America’s armed services have had to hustle to recruit qualified soldiers. But when civilian unemployment is high and th...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Dec 06, 2013
  • Length: 03:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Writers of science fiction have long predicted a time when computers could engage humans in two-way communication, from R2D2 to the sinister Hal 90...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Apr 11, 2013
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dillon Paul with Smith & Wesson semi-automatic shotgun, Credit: submitted photo
While news stories about youth and guns usually involve death or injury, some Hoosiers believe that when young people learn to use firearms safely...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2012
  • Length: 03:09
Caption: Street Workers may look fierce but their mission one of friendship and love., Credit: nonviolenceinstitute.org
Just as Gen. David Petraeus was rolling out "soft-power" tactics in Iraq, WBRU News aired this feature on the community end of Providence's communi...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2009
  • Length: 07:12