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Caption: David Hudson, Credit: Charles McGuigan
David Hudson has been principal of Linwood Holton Elementary School for thirteen years now. When he took over the reins of command, the school—thou...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2019
  • Length: 27:19
Caption: David Hudson, Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
David Hudson had been principal of Linwood Holton Elementary School for thirteen years now. When he took over the reins of command, the school—thou...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2019
  • Length: 27:11
Caption: Martin Schoenhals
Hierarchies are deeply embedded in human societies. They are so much a part of our being they’re hardly given a second thought. Status is sought af...

Bought by KRZA and KCBX


  • Added: May 27, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Roger S. Gottlieb
Here’s the conundrum: a good person doesn’t knowingly create devastation and suffering. Yet, that is exactly what we’re doing with our environment....

Bought by KVSC and KCBX


  • Added: May 19, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Discovering everyday miracles is where good teaching, and a meaningful life, begin.

  • Added: Sep 24, 2018
  • Length: 06:16
Caption: Christine Rodriguez celebrates with a student she is helping apply to college, Credit: Juliane Dressner
Personal Statement takes us into the lives of three public HS seniors who are determined to go to college and take their classmates with them.

  • Added: Sep 12, 2018
  • Length: 29:59
Caption: Red wolf howling.
Encountering one of the last red wolves in the wild at Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge. And a run in with a black bear.

  • Added: Jul 31, 2018
  • Length: 24:57
Caption: Ulrich Boser
You’d think that after several centuries of learning, we’d finally understand how to learn. But, it seems that humans are always on the path to a b...

Bought by KCBX and KVSC


  • Added: Apr 24, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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: Professor Noliwe Rooks
America’s system of public schools is recognized as one of the countries greatest achievements.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Dec 15, 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: Professor Corey Dolgon
American voters have been convinced to vote against their best interests for decades, according to sociology professors Corey Dolgon.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jun 12, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Professor Tom Nichols
Research is not plugging a question into a browser. Yet, we treat the Internet as though it has intelligence. And, in turn, that makes us intelligent.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Apr 26, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: GetPublished! Radio Host Gerald Everett Jones, Credit: La Puerta Productions
Here's Gerald's audio book review of A Curious Mind by Brian Grazer.

  • Added: Mar 06, 2017
  • Length: 04:43
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...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jan 19, 2017
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: George Lakey at Occupy Philly
The Scandinavian countries … Sweden, Norway and Denmark … boasts the world’s happiest, most productive people. They have equality, low unemployment...

Bought by KGNU and KCBX


  • Added: Nov 29, 2016
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2
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The Miracle Workers of Holton Elementary School are Christal Mark, Ricky Gay, Mary Pace, Robin Barber, Cheryll Hughes and Latonya Brown-Oliver. Wha...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2016
  • Length: 23:46
Caption: Earl Mosley, Credit: Courtesy: EMIA
The Earl Mosley Institute of the Arts uses dance to create a community of young men.

Bought by KISA Digital Studios, WCAI / WNAN, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Sep 13, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
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.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Yuval Levin
Americans appear frustrated today. The economy that was supposed to bounce back following the recession nearly a decade ago, remains sluggish and s...

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  • Added: Aug 02, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Professor Meira Levinson
This is about our kids, our future generations. Ask any grade school teacher, and they’ll tell you the job is very challenging.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jun 01, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
  • 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
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Geologist Phil Skemer gets to crush rocks for a living. Find out how and why he and his team build instruments that can mimic conditions deep insid...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: 12:55
  • Purchases: 1