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The problem of gun violence among teens and young adults isn’t exclusive to Indianapolis. But it turns out that the way the city is tackling the pr...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2012
  • Length: 03:42
Caption: Pendleton Juvenile Correctional Facility, Pendleton, IN, Credit: Andy Yang and Priya Mirmira, Y-Press
Priya Mirmira, age 15, spoke with 18-year-old inmates who were serving time for gun charges. She learned about their attitudes toward guns, how the...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2012
  • Length: 03:38
Caption: Pendleton Juvenile Correctional Facility, Pendleton, IN, Credit: Andy Yang and Priya Mirmira
In a 2009 survey by the CDC, nearly 1500 Indiana high school students said they had carried a gun for at least one day during the previous 30 days....

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 15, 2012
  • Length: 03:38
  • Purchases: 1
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In the last decade in Indiana, about 130 murders were committed by teens, and 79 percent of those involved a firearm. After a Y-Presser lost her co...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 15, 2012
  • Length: 03:37
  • Purchases: 1
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teenage gangbangers responsible for spike in St. Louis murder rate

Bought by KFAI and NPR Station Showcase with PRX


  • Added: Aug 28, 2008
  • Length: 06:35
  • Purchases: 2
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We begin a series to better understand the challenges facing all high schools by looking closely at one school: Western Guilford High School in Gre...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 08:13
  • Purchases: 3
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More students drop out in the 9th grade than any other year of school. At Western Guilford High School in Greensboro, North Carolina, school leader...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 08:16
  • Purchases: 3
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A ball game at Western Guilford High School was once the "only" place to be on a Friday night. Western was the heart of a tight-knit community that...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 07:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Do you remember what you learned in high school? Much of what is taught stays the same, year after year, from generation to generation. Homer's Ody...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, KZMU Moab Community Radio, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 08:07
  • Purchases: 4
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In Greensboro, North Carolina the textile and manufacturing industries once provided good jobs to generations of people with little or no education...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 08:02
  • Purchases: 3
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There has been a dramatic change in education and it?s all about numbers. State and federal laws now require schools to measure just about everythi...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, WAMC, and KPFT


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 07:54
  • Purchases: 4
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In the past five years, at Western and high schools around the country, there's been a big push to increase the number of students taking higher le...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, 90.5 WSNC, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 07:35
  • Purchases: 4
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Schools across the country are scrambling to fill a teacher shortage. In Greensboro, North Carolina, the school system is offering new teachers fre...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WAMC, and KQAT


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 08:03
  • Purchases: 3
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We conclude our series from Western Guilford High School in Greensboro. A team of reporters visited Western over the course of six months?. gettin...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 07:54
  • Purchases: 3
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Every year, hundreds of thousands of teenagers in the United States drop out of school. The reasons are many and each story is unique. Today, as ...

Bought by WEZU, WVAS, Red River Radio Network, SpiritHouse Inc/Youth Noise Network, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 08:09
  • Purchases: 5