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George Nishikawa is serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in KwaNdebele, a rural region in South Africa. He struggles to achieve high expectations wit...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 10:09
Caption: World History Teacher Andy Giron, Credit: Hassan Abdi
To many there’s an occupation, to some there’s a career and to a few there’s a passion. Hassan Abdi has the story of a teacher who is amongst the f...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 05:27
Caption: Yams simmering for fufu in Togo, West Africa, Credit: Carla Seidl
The final episode in the Simmer series combines interview with El Salvadorian immigrants in Asheville, NC, cultural reflections from Robert Kohls' ...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
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School Boards seem to have arisen alongside public schooling in general. In 1826 Massachusetts formally established the system of school committees...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: 55:19
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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: Jacqueline Belton helps Chynna Baker, 18, finish her prom outfit with heels. , Credit: Margaret J. Krauss
This week on What What Why, it's almost prom season and we're examining the event's significance. Love it, hate it, go to it or don’t, but prom is ...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 07:59
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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 ...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2012
  • Length: 35:25
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
Caption: Frimet Goldberger and her family
College can be tough but students who are also mothers have to balance work with real-life home work.

  • Added: Aug 01, 2012
  • Length: 10:00
Caption: On the Importance of Education!, Credit: Sheri Quinn
Temple Grandin is considered one of the 100 most influential people in the country. SQ Radio presents an interview with Temple Grandin at her home ...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2011
  • Length: 24:56
Caption: Nicholson Baker
Part of "Whose Words These Are," our look at poetry in our time: first Christopher Lydon in conversation with novelist Nicholson Baker, whose novel...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KUT, WCAI / WNAN, WEOS, and KXOT Public Radio

  • Added: Apr 04, 2011
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Book Cover
Changing our place in the world, through philosophy and math skills.

  • Added: Jan 28, 2010
  • Length: 29:01
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A personal reflection about the Asian-American Psychological Conference.

  • Added: Jul 31, 2009
  • Length: 06:09
Caption: Teacher Kevin Gillion gives Spanish lessons, Credit: Ruxandra Guidi
Against a backdrop of failing public schools throughout the state of Texas, there is a new program at Austin High School showing new initiative. It...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and Radijojo World Children's Radio Network

  • Added: Jan 13, 2009
  • Length: 04:41
  • Purchases: 2
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The Black Christian Ministry offers some UC Berkeley students a needed spiritual community.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio

  • Added: Mar 20, 2008
  • Length: 04:14
  • Purchases: 1
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Why do college textbooks cost so much?

Bought by WAMC

  • Added: Apr 24, 2007
  • Length: 03:16
  • Purchases: 1
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There is an editor within each of us, and sometimes that editor needs to be killed. This poet is a student at Maine East High School (Park Ridge,...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2007
  • Length: 02:26
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Escaping death changes life

Bought by CKMO

  • Added: Nov 15, 2006
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
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David Orosco left school after third grade to work supporting his family. Here he recalls the importance of his elementary school teacher.

  • Added: Jun 18, 2006
  • Length: 02:44
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Thoughts on the homeschooling movement

  • Added: Feb 24, 2006
  • Length: 04:43
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It’s not until we have to make choices that have no clear outcome that our ethics are challenged and we have to re-evaluate what we consider right ...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2005
  • Length: 07:01
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Three students reflect on what it means to be "Black" at Carleton College

Bought by WTIP, KRZA, KUT, KFAI, WGBH Radio Boston and more

  • Added: Nov 08, 2005
  • Length: 04:27
  • Purchases: 13
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Audio portrait of Juan Medrano, dance coach and member of the Carleton Class of 2009

  • Added: Nov 06, 2005
  • Length: 03:42
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Interview with Jonathan Katz, CEO of the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies in Washington, D.C.

Bought by WHQR

  • Added: Jun 02, 2005
  • Length: 28:21
  • Purchases: 1
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Meet "The Pioneers", the first senior citizen group to participate in Odyssey of the Mind.

Bought by WYSO

  • Added: May 27, 2005
  • Length: 07:09
  • Purchases: 1