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Caption: Dr. Linda Nathan
There’s a long held assumption that college access is available to anyone and everyone. All they have to have is fortitude and a big dream. In othe...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Mar 09, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jim Baumann
What we do for our children today will have a major impact on the future of democracy.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jacques Berlinerblau
In the 1970s, over half of America’s university professors were tenured or on the tenure track. Today that figure is around 25-percent and falling.

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mark Seidenberg
An international survey in 2011 found that students in Shanghai outperformed American students in every category. President Obama referred to the r...

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2017
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Monique W. Morris
Black girls make up for more than one-third of all girls with school related arrests. Yet, they comprise just 16-percent of female students.

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  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sam Highsmith and Gabby Huggins from Spy Hop, Credit: Courtesy of Spy Hop
Spy Hop's executive director Kasandra VerBrugghen shares the story of Utah's award-winning youth media arts program.

Bought by WMUU-LP and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Even in good schools racial inequality thrives. Basically, that’s the summary of an extensive study conducted by associate professors Amanda Lewis ...

Bought by KVSC and KCBX


  • Added: Oct 29, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Hratch Sepetjian stands in front of his class on a typical day. He gets frustrated when his students do not take the Armenian lessons seriously., Credit: Andy Vasoyan
A century after Armenians fled genocide in 1915, language teacher Hratch Sepetjian is fighting to keep their dialect – Western Armenian – alive in ...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 04:09
Caption: Joel Westheimer
All schools teach citizenship. But, the question becomes, “what kind of citizens are the schools trying to shape?”

Bought by KVSC and KCBX


  • Added: Jun 23, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: An ESL class, Credit: Sarah Dillard
Hosts Sarah Dillard and Aarti Chandorkar discuss the challenges of turning over a new leaf as we start the final week of Summer Soundwave. Travel t...

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 16:12
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kyra Macfarlane , Credit: Chris Otey
27,000 students in Washington state are facing homelessness. Kyra Macfarlane is one of them. She has gone from house to motel and back dozens of ti...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WAMC


  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 11:37
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Multifacted, Credit: Nati Soti of Zero One Projects.
Diana Green and Cathy Gassenheimer have a mission: Arts Education for Every Alabama pre-k thru 12 Student!

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Dec 04, 2014
  • Length: :54
  • Purchases: 1
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The Chicano movement changed California forever in the 1960s and 70s, and its legacy continues in the form of a Sacramento arts center for kids of ...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2014
  • Length: 04:51
Caption: John Kuhn
There is a vast divide between those in the “education reform movement” and those who recognize the very real problem of inequality. School superin...

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  • Added: Jun 17, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Does Hollywood accurately depict high school life? Any high schooler will tell you “No”! Diamond Naga Siu embarks on her ongoing series called “THI...

  • Added: May 16, 2014
  • Length: 03:18
Caption: Professor Lawrence Blum
In his new book, professor Lawrence Blum provides insight into a rigorous high school course on race and racism.

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  • Added: Jul 15, 2013
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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
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At the Reiche School, you'll never be sent to the principal's office.

Bought by WAMC and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 23, 2012
  • Length: 05:05
  • Purchases: 2
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Rolanda Scott can take a chunk of solid glass, drop it in a flower pot then super heat it in her kiln, turning it into liquid, which she then pours...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2011
  • Length: 53:46
Caption: Schwob School of Music, Credit: Columbus State University
The Music Major Life...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2010
  • Length: 03:37
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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
Caption: school on wheels logo, Credit: www.schoolonwheels.org
School on Wheels is a non-profit program located in Los Angeles which pairs volunteer tutors to homeless students.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WAMC, and CKMO


  • Added: Mar 11, 2009
  • Length: 03:09
  • Purchases: 3
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Quincy Dean is trying to decide whether she should quit being home-schooled.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 20, 2009
  • Length: 05:28
  • Purchases: 1
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"Here on Earth - Radio Without Borders" is Wisconsin Public Radio's live international talk program and podcast. (Promo for program "Language Camp")

  • Added: Aug 11, 2008
  • Length: :20
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The billboard for the "Here on Earth" program "Language Camp."

  • Added: Aug 11, 2008
  • Length: 01:00