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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: 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: William W. Goldsmith
There is deep concern for the health of American cities. Frustration with inequality is spreading. Public schools are lagging behind expectation. I...

Bought by KCBX and KVSC


  • Added: Nov 14, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Abbie Catherine Waters
Abbie Waters lived in Richmond, Virginia and attended Holton Elementary School. She had survived a rare form of cancer called rhabdomyosarcoma. F...

  • Added: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 27:28
Caption: Abbie Catherine Waters
Abbie Catherine Waters was just nine years and two days old when she left this world. I have heard men and women who knew Abbie refer to her as an ...

  • Added: May 20, 2016
  • Length: 26:25
Caption: Elisheva and Amaris, Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Elisheva and Amaris, mother and daughter, know a thing or two about uphill battles where every inch of gained ground costs dearly. Each in her way ...

  • Added: May 07, 2016
  • Length: 27:49
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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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Why is the parenting phrase "go out and play, kids!" becoming endangered? Meredith Grimm wanted to ask how parents avoid both hovering and neglect ...

Bought by KSFR


  • Added: Aug 21, 2012
  • Length: 35:25
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Nancy Rappaport
About 10-percent of kids in school – approximately 9 to 13 million students – struggle with mental health problems. Whether they’re running out of ...

  • Added: May 11, 2012
  • Length: 17:25
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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

  • Added: Nov 06, 2008
  • Length: 28:00
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How a student who nearly didn't make it out of 10th grade, graduates from high school.

  • Added: Jun 26, 2006
  • Length: 04:00
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How a student overcame poor grades to head off to high school.

  • Added: Jun 26, 2006
  • Length: 03:38
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The graduation story of student Moriah Williams.

  • Added: Jun 26, 2006
  • Length: 04:00
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Three veteran storytellers share stories and talk about the power of stories to communicate ideas of cooperation, peacemaking and nonviolent confli...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KDUR, and KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm


  • Added: Jan 09, 2006
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A double standard still exists for this racial epithet.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KFAI, and Public Interactive


  • Added: Feb 10, 2005
  • Length: 03:33
  • Purchases: 3
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Andrew Meyer, 19-year-old blind youth and his guidedog Racine navigate the Oregon State University during Andrew's first year of college.

Bought by WXLV-FM and KZYX


  • Added: Oct 31, 2003
  • Length: 06:12
  • Purchases: 2