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College applications can be stressful and challenging for any student. International students, however, have to make an extra effort to understand ...

  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 03:35
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On March 24, 2014, Dr. Augustine Romero of the Tucson Unified School District spoke in Albuquerque about his new book "Raza Studies: The Public Opt...

  • Added: May 19, 2014
  • Length: 15:52
Caption: Professor Lawrence Blum
In his new book, professor Lawrence Blum provides insight into a rigorous high school course on race and racism.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jul 15, 2013
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption:  2013 Team Finals stage at the Cadillac Palace Theater, Credit: (TimeOut/Jeff Kroll)
Over the past 13 years, Louder than a Bomb, Chicago’s youth poetry competition, has grown from humble roots in the basement of a Division Street th...

Bought by WJSU, KMXT, and NPR Illinois


  • Added: Apr 25, 2013
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Department of Education logo
American and South Africa’s schools are similar. Both have fallen short of producing an educational system consistent with its national goals of e...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2012
  • Length: 14:46
Caption: Back to School stamp, Credit: iStock photo
In multi-year classrooms, teachers work with the same children for two years or longer. The result, according to founder and coordinator of Explora...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2012
  • Length: 18:42
Caption: Drawings from the kids of the heinrich-Roller-Grundschule
School-To-School, Transatlantic Skype Interview

  • Added: Aug 19, 2010
  • Length: 11:00
Caption: Claudia Villa with her high school diploma
Teens talk about standards, inequality, and getting out of public high school in America. Schooled is one hour of some of the best youth radio st...

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio, KTSW 89.9, KMXT, KGOU, WSKG and more


  • Added: May 25, 2010
  • Length: 55:59
  • Purchases: 32
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One quiet autumn morning the United States was suddenly attacked by a small band of determined men inspired by a charismatic religious fanatic. The...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Sep 29, 2009
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Audio portrait of everyman's graduation day.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2008
  • Length: 04:36
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Teen girls from Gaza, the West Bank, and Israel have been gathering each of the last several summers at the Creativity for Peace Camp in New Mexico...

Bought by KXOT Public Radio, KXOT Public Radio, WNYC, and WFDD


  • Added: Jan 04, 2007
  • Length: 58:22
  • Purchases: 4
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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