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How do good ideas and persuasive arguments change the world? In this episode, host John Donvan speaks with TED curator Chris Anderson about how bri...

Bought by WSKG and KUNM


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The theme of this show is, "What is health?"

Bought by WNYO


  • Added: Dec 27, 2018
  • Length: 52:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Many of us have been eating chocolate since childhood, but could you recognize it in nature? In this episode, we start at the farm with the pod-sha...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2017
  • Length: 24:00
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Neuroscientist Todd Braver explains how and why we use cognitive control.

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Jun 01, 2016
  • Length: 12:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Anton Treuer discusses how education and prosperity go hand in hand. Can we restructure the system to make education more equitable? Anton speculat...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2016
  • Length: 08:12
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Geoff Childs, an anthropologist, examines the consequences of rapid population decline in ethnically Tibetan communities in Nepal.

  • Added: Oct 27, 2015
  • Length: 12:40
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We begin a series to better understand the challenges facing all high schools by looking closely at one school: Western Guilford High School in Gre...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 08:13
  • Purchases: 3
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More students drop out in the 9th grade than any other year of school. At Western Guilford High School in Greensboro, North Carolina, school leader...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 08:16
  • Purchases: 3
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A ball game at Western Guilford High School was once the "only" place to be on a Friday night. Western was the heart of a tight-knit community that...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 07:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Do you remember what you learned in high school? Much of what is taught stays the same, year after year, from generation to generation. Homer's Ody...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, KZMU Moab Community Radio, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 08:07
  • Purchases: 4
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In Greensboro, North Carolina the textile and manufacturing industries once provided good jobs to generations of people with little or no education...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 08:02
  • Purchases: 3
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There has been a dramatic change in education and it?s all about numbers. State and federal laws now require schools to measure just about everythi...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, WAMC, and KPFT


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 07:54
  • Purchases: 4
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In the past five years, at Western and high schools around the country, there's been a big push to increase the number of students taking higher le...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, 90.5 WSNC, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 07:35
  • Purchases: 4
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Schools across the country are scrambling to fill a teacher shortage. In Greensboro, North Carolina, the school system is offering new teachers fre...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WAMC, and KQAT


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 08:03
  • Purchases: 3
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We conclude our series from Western Guilford High School in Greensboro. A team of reporters visited Western over the course of six months?. gettin...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 07:54
  • Purchases: 3
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Every year, hundreds of thousands of teenagers in the United States drop out of school. The reasons are many and each story is unique. Today, as ...

Bought by WEZU, WVAS, Red River Radio Network, SpiritHouse Inc/Youth Noise Network, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 08:09
  • Purchases: 5