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  • From: WBHM
  • Updated: Jun 26, 2006
Caption: In addition to balancing academics and athletics, college athletes also face the challenge of injury on the field of play, like this Gardner-Webb soccer player in a game at UAB., Credit: Dan Carsen
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A look at the challenges of athletics and academics for individuals at NCAA Division I schools and those who hope to be D1 athletes in the future.

  • From: WBHM
  • Updated: Dec 15, 2016
Caption: Amy Jeffries, Credit: Al Barone recruits in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for UP Elementary
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Charter schools are changing American education. Some say the change is for better, and others say it's worse. This series looks at the charter schools movement in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee.

  • From: WBHM
  • Updated: Dec 15, 2016
Caption: Central Park School for Children in Durham, NC, is currently the only charter school in the state that holds a weighted lottery that prioritizes low-income families. Last year, 12 of the new 42 kindergarten students entered the school through the economic, Credit: Reema Khrais, WUNC
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The Southern Education Desk takes an in-depth look at school choice in a region where major battles for equal access to education have been fought. Today, parents and educators look at options to eliminate achievement gaps and give students the same opportunities to learn, regardless of their zip code, race, ethnicity or station in life. How does does school choice work? Does it benefit students, teachers and school systems? This series explores the issues. It works well during National School Choice Week, which starts January 24-30, or it can be used at anytime.

  • From: WBHM
  • Updated: Dec 15, 2016
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What happens when summer becomes a season of learning for youths instead of just a time to disconnect from school? This series explores a variety of initiatives designed to keep youths engaged in learning over the summer.

  • From: WBHM
  • Updated: Dec 15, 2016
Caption: History Professor John Neff, director of the Center for Civil War Research at the University of Mississippi, reading from the plinth erected in the center of the Confederate cemetery on the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) campus. , Credit: Sandra Knispel, Mississippi Public Broadcasting
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Reporters throughout the South explore teaching the South's past and culture in the classroom.

  • From: WBHM
  • Updated: Dec 15, 2016

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Caption: Dolores Hydock and Bobby Horton, Credit: Beau Gustafson
A one-hour holiday special blending storytelling and music like you've never heard before. Recorded in front of a live audience in Birmingham, Alab...

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  • Added: Dec 09, 2016
  • Length: 56:36
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Students in Nashville, Tenn., have several options in choosing schools. , Credit: LaTonya Turner, WNPT
School Choice has had a significant impact on education in Nashville. LaTonya Turner of WNPT tells the story in this radio piece adapted from telev...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 03:59
Caption: Central Park School for Children in Durham, NC, is currently the only charter school in the state that holds a weighted lottery that prioritizes low-income families. Last year, 12 of the new 42 kindergarten students entered the school through the economic, Credit: Reema Khrais
Choice in some places in North Carolina has resulted in schools segregated by race or income, according to a Duke University study. Reema Khrais of...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2016
  • Length: 04:02
Caption: Lynn Hatter, Credit: Children in Florida participate in a 2014 rally against a coalition of groups filing suit over the state's Tax Credit Scholarship program.
The list of school options and formats for students in Florida is long. Choice has played a major role in that state's public schools for years. Ho...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2016
  • Length: 04:23
Caption: Students at Renew Cultural Arts Academy in New Orleans return to class after their morning "value summit.", Credit: Mallory Falk, WWNO
Parents and students in New Orleans choose their schools. What's the impact? What are their choices? What do national experts say about school cho...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2016
  • Length: 04:11
Caption: History Professor John Neff, director of the Center for Civil War Research at the University of Mississippi, reading from the plinth erected in the center of the Confederate cemetery on the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) campus. , Credit: Sandra Knispel, Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Mississippi educators face the challenge of teaching a history that stirs emotions.

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  • Added: Nov 30, 2015
  • Length: 03:59
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Caption: Sarah Cannon helps her New Orleans students prepare for a debate about felon disenfranchisement, Credit: Mallory Falk
Teachers often face the challenge of teaching tough topics in Social Studies confined to a curriculum based on required tests. Is there room in cl...

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  • Added: Nov 30, 2015
  • Length: 04:09
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Caption: This textbook is used in some Tennessee Schools to teach students about Islam, Credit: Chas Sisk
What happens when school children are taught about Islam. Some parents and community residents get upset. Others say students need to know. Chas Si...

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  • Added: Nov 30, 2015
  • Length: 03:28
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Caption: Teacher John Mark Edwards uses flexibility in teaching his students at Phillips Academy in Birmingham, Alabama. , Credit: Dan Carsen, Southern Education Desk
This piece, set in Birmingham, Alabama, where many of the nation's greatest civil rights battles were fought, presents many of the issues educators...

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  • Added: Nov 29, 2015
  • Length: 03:52
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Caption: The FedEx Student-Athlete Academic Support Center is a busy place at Ole Miss, Credit: Paul Boger
Some student-athletes graduate college. Others don't colleges are investing millions in athletic centers and counselors to help meet the NCAA bench...

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2015
  • Length: 03:49
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