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Caption: A student at the Metropolitan Expeditionary Learning School in New York conquers a high ropes course., Credit: Stephen Smith
In the 1940s a British headmaster named Kurt Hahn set up a wilderness school called Outward Bound to teach young men the skills they needed to surv...

Bought by WMUU-LP, XRAY.fm, WITF, Vermont Public Radio, WGBH Radio Boston and more


  • Added: Sep 10, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: A student hangs a flag outside the veteran’s center at Pasadena City College., Credit: Stephen Smith
The GI Bill of 1944 revolutionized the lives of millions of young veterans, America’s institutions of higher education, and American society at lar...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KUER, WHRV, KAZU, KSFR and more


  • Added: Sep 10, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Making the transition from teenager to independent adult is hard enough… but without family support, it’s especially tricky. Lilia Fuquen reports ...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 03:39
  • Purchases: 1
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Reporter Joanne Mar takes us to a middle school in San Francisco that took a chance and moved away from zero-tolerance discipline. The decision has...

Bought by Accessible Media Inc.


  • Added: Jun 23, 2014
  • Length: 10:19
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Darrell Molett in his living room, Credit: Rachel Wong
Dejon Lewis was 11 years old when child protective services arrived to take him and his twin sister away from their mother, whom he says is a drug ...

  • Added: May 17, 2014
  • Length: 08:47
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A $25 million federal grant has been awarded to improve math achievement in low-income middle schools across the nation. Ground zero for the progra...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Apr 12, 2013
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Writers of science fiction have long predicted a time when computers could engage humans in two-way communication, from R2D2 to the sinister Hal 90...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Apr 11, 2013
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 1
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The majority of the Middle East currently faces a youth bulge, which many policy analysts have deemed as the single most important development prob...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2012
  • Length: 07:18
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THE DROP OUT DILEMMA IS SPECIAL CONVERSATION ABOUT HIGH SCHOOL DROPOUTS IN THE ROCHESTER AREA. THE WXXI NEWS TEAM HAS BEEN TAKING AN IN-DEPT...

Bought by NPR Illinois


  • Added: Aug 22, 2012
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
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The morning announcements brought to you by Taco Bell.

Bought by PRX Remix, YouthCast, and Radijojo World Children's Radio Network


  • Added: Nov 30, 2011
  • Length: 05:54
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: College students in a Maryland science class. Some professors are abandoning the traditional lecture because research suggests it's not very effective, but lecture classes are still common. , Credit: Emily Hanford
Most college students spend a lot of time listening to lectures. But research shows there are better ways to learn. (9/1/2011)

Bought by WMUU-LP, KPIP-LP, WTIP, KZYX, WFIU and more


  • Added: Sep 01, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Rachel Krantz reports from New York City's High School of Economics and Finance where low-income students prepare for careers on Wall Street.

Bought by KUOW and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 10, 2010
  • Length: 04:27
  • Purchases: 2
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The Oklahoma City Youth Council gives high schoolers an inside look at municipal government and all it takes to run a city, but it can also affect ...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2009
  • Length: 03:49
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