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Robots, role models, rap, and more all stood out at the 2017 South by Southwest (SXSW) conference and festival. Pius highlights products, programs,...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2018
  • Length: 29:05
Caption: Rewriting the Sentence: College Behind Bars
After an abrupt reversal 20 years ago, some prisons and colleges try to maintain college education for prisoners.

Bought by WMUU-LP, Interlochen Public Radio, KUER, WSKG, KVSC and more


  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: What It Takes: Chasing Graduation in High-Poverty High Schools
The nation's high school graduation rate is at an all-time high, but high-poverty schools face a stubborn challenge. Schools in Miami and Pasadena ...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KOSU, WAER, WSKG, WRIR and more


  • Added: Aug 31, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
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A get-tough attitude prevailed among educators in the 1980s and 1990s, but research shows that zero-tolerance policies don't make schools safer and...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KOSU, WSKG, KUER, WRIR and more


  • Added: Aug 29, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Here, the kids line up outside Congress on their first day., Credit: Credit Dustin Dwyer / Michigan Radio
For this special documentary, Dustin Dwyer spent six weeks in the fall following a group of third grade students at Congress Elementary in Grand Ra...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2014
  • Length: 58:31
Caption: State of Opportunity from Michigan Radio
If you think we live in a post-racial world…think again: statistically speaking, being born Black or Latino or Native American is associated with s...

  • Added: May 24, 2013
  • Length: 50:27
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Infant mortality rates in Michigan are better than they used to be, but still not good enough. Seven out of every 1,000 babies born in Michigan w...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2012
  • Length: 51:01
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This documentary won a 2010 Peabody Award. Nationwide, suburban schools are doing a good job educating white students, but those schools are not ge...

Bought by WNYC, WAER, KUER, WESM 91.3 FM, WITF and more


  • Added: Sep 26, 2009
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 40
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Timeless and true, these powerful narratives, passionately delivered by Vietnam Veterans, convey the grief, guilt and rage that can endure in the w...

Bought by WSKG


  • Added: Nov 10, 2004
  • Length: 57:04
  • Purchases: 1