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Caption: Teacher Christopher McFadden is a member of The Fellowship, a group in Philadelphia trying to recruit and retain black male teachers. Only 2 percent of teachers in American public schools are black men., Credit: Emily Hanford
(8/28/2017) There may be nothing more important in the educational life of a child than having effective teachers. But the United States is struggl...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KUER, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KOSU, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Aug 28, 2017
  • Length: 52:58
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: UT Tower, Credit: Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News
It’s been 50 years since the University of Texas Tower shooting – long considered the first modern mass shooting of its kind. On Aug. 1, 1966, a sn...

Bought by KUER, Prairie Public, WBEZ, KUOW, KCPW and more


  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 53:49
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Teachers in Chicago doing "lesson study," a teacher improvement practice borrowed from Japan., Credit: Emily Hanford
This documentary what it would take to improve American teaching on a wide scale. We meet researchers who are trying to understand what makes teach...

Bought by WMUU-LP, Prairie Public, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Sep 10, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Luxury hotels and apartments across the street from an earthquake-risk neighborhood., Credit: Ashley Cleek
Istanbul is a massive city of around 15 million people living in 3 million apartments. But Istanbul is also a city that is slated to have a major e...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 15, 2013
  • Length: 11:13
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Teacher Joe Curtis working with a student at Hardy Elementary School in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Credit: Emily Hanford
Kids need good teachers. It’s something people know instinctively. But experts disagree over how to measure teacher quality. (8/26/2010)

Bought by WMUU-LP, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KPIP-LP, KMUZ, WTIP and more


  • Added: Mar 17, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Each year, more people visit zoos than all major sporting events combined. But while top zoos say they're at the forefront of wildlife education a...

Bought by KWIT, North State Public Radio, KGOU, WNYC, KUT-HD and more


  • Added: May 14, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Documentary on the significance of March 10th for Tibetans

Bought by CKMO, KVMR, and KFAI


  • Added: Feb 25, 2009
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 3
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"Beyond Fear" explores new scenarios for US global leadership built on common action, trust, and hope.

Bought by WBEZ, WRVO Public Media, WVIK, Interlochen Public Radio, KUER and more


  • Added: May 10, 2007
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 21
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A documentary exploring the lives of Native American and non-Native people who live in Northern Arizona towns neighboring the Hopi and Navajo Nations

Bought by KRZA, KVNF, KZMU Moab Community Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WNJR and more


  • Added: Jan 17, 2007
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 13
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One-hour documentary details Howard Dean's record as a long-serving governor of Vermont.

Bought by WKSU, WCAI / WNAN, KPBS, KAZU, and KUOW


  • Added: Dec 02, 2003
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5