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APM Reports

Series produced by American Public Media

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APM Reports 

APM Reports is built on the distinctive reporting done by journalists shining light on the truth

APM Reports -- from American Public Media -- is a collection of investigative journalists and documentary producers, editors, researchers and digital producers dedicated to producing high quality reporting on issues that are often shrouded from public view. APM Reports strives to raise awareness, trigger debate and prompt positive change via non-partisan, independent investigative and documentary journalism.


6 Pieces

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Caption: Rewriting the Sentence: College Behind Bars
After an abrupt reversal 20 years ago, some prisons and colleges try to maintain college education for prisoners.

Bought by WSKG, KVSC, Vermont Public Radio, WEKU, WYSO and more


  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: College students increasingly caught in remedial education trap, Credit: Lila Cherneff
A system meant to give college students a better shot at succeeding is actually getting in the way of many, costing them time and money and taking ...

Bought by KFCF FM, WSKG, WRIR, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KSUT and more


  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 18
Caption: What It Takes: Chasing Graduation in High-Poverty High Schools
The nation's high school graduation rate is at an all-time high, but high-poverty schools face a stubborn challenge. Schools in Miami and Pasadena ...

Bought by WAER, WSKG, WRIR, Iowa Public Radio, Vermont Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 31, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
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A get-tough attitude prevailed among educators in the 1980s and 1990s, but research shows that zero-tolerance policies don't make schools safer and...

Bought by WSKG, KUER, WRIR, WCAI / WNAN, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and more


  • Added: Aug 29, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Residents of India, Israel confront water issues such as flooding, drought, pollution, and lack of access by the poor.
Scientists say most people on Earth will first experience climate change in terms of water — either too much or too little. This documentary explor...

Bought by WVPE, WRIR, WEKU, WHRV, KCBX and more


  • Added: May 12, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Javille Sutton was a 14-year-old runaway when she accepted a ride from a pimp who sold her across the country for the next six years. She was arrested multiple times as a juvenile. She now counsels girls at a horse ranch for young victims of trafficking.
Advocates for kids are pushing for a new approach to combating underage prostitution: treating young people caught up in sex trafficking as victims...

Bought by WRIR, WEKU, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KUHF, KAWC and more


  • Added: May 12, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 11