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KERA

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KERA 13 and KERA 90.1 are the public radio and television stations for North Texas, touching the lives of 3.2 million viewers and listeners every week.

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Caption: Amna Salman (foreground) and other Muslim students gather to pray inside a classroom at Liberty High., Credit: Lara Solt
Frisco, once a small, railroad town, is now one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. Two decades ago, three out of every four people livin...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 06:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rykeyia "Rocky" Branch listens as head coach Brett Duff gives the Duncanville varsity team a pep talk., Credit: Samantha Guzman
Duncanville High School has undergone big demographic changes in recent years. Today, about 70 percent of the students are considered economically ...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 03:40
Caption: Senior Walk, Credit: Duncanville High School Archives
Through demographic and economic changes over the years, Duncanville High School, in a suburb south of Dallas, has maintained one constant — a winn...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 04:49
Caption: Kimball High School Academy of Hospitality and Tourism students are fitted with suits to interview in while on a field trip to Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas., Credit: Lara Solt
Poverty is surging at Kimball High School in Dallas. Fifteen years ago, 57 percent of the families were economically disadvantaged. Today, it’s 83 ...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 04:50
Caption: Margie Horton, 1961 graduate of Kimball High in Dallas, Credit: Lara Solt
Kimball High School in Dallas has endured a demographic earthquake over the past 50 years. First came integration, then busing and white flight, fo...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 07:31
Caption: Kimball students, Credit: Lara Solt
Here’s a look at each of the four North Texas high schools in our American Graduate series, “Race, Poverty and the Changing Face of Schools.”

  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: 04:45
Caption: Dallas Arts District, Credit: THUNDERKISS PHOTOGRAPHY/FLICKR
There’s a big push in education to boost students’ math skills. One group hopes to do that by taking elementary and middle school kids on a series ...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2016
  • Length: 04:47
Caption: Texas Commissioner of Education Mike Morath spoke at the Dallas Regional Chamber. He was joined by Dallas ISD Superintendent Michael Hinojosa, Desoto ISD Superintendent David Harris and Uplift CEO Yasmin Bhatia., Credit: Stella M. Chavez
The former Dallas Independent School District trustee showed the audience at the Dallas Regional Chamber luncheon some charts and said what they re...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2016
  • Length: 02:48
Caption: A new Fort Worth reading coalition wants to get 100 percent of third graders reading on grade level by 2025., Credit: Stella M. Chavez
In Fort Worth public schools, just three out of every 10 third graders are reading at grade level.

  • Added: Dec 20, 2016
  • Length: 04:23
Caption: The Rodgers family from left: Nia, Kenya and Zion. Back: Derrick, Credit: Stella M. Chavez
Over the next five days, in a series called "The First Week," we’ll listen in on the conversations students, parents, educators and police officers...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2016
  • Length: 04:18
Caption: The Rodgers family from left: Nia, Kenya and Zion. Back: Derrick, Credit: Stella M. Chavez
Over the next five days, in a series called "The First Week," we’ll listen in on the conversations students, parents, educators and police officers...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 20, 2016
  • Length: 05:08
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Officer Gregg Anderson and Jonathan Fuller at R.L. Turner High School in Carrollton., Credit: Stella M. Chavez
This week, in an American Graduate series called “The First Week,” we’ve been listening to conversations about race after a summer of racial turmoi...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2016
  • Length: 03:40
Caption: Texas Sen. Konni Burton (R-Colleyville), Credit: Robert White/Fort Worth Star-Telegram
A proposed bill from a Tarrant County lawmaker is causing a stir in education circles.

  • Added: Dec 08, 2016
  • Length: 05:11
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For decades, college has been touted as the best path to economic success for young Americans. But according to our guest this hour, this push towa...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2016
  • Length: 48:34
Caption: Dallas student Jazkira Combs, Credit: Bill Zeeble
In this series, The First Week, KERA's reporters are listening in on the conversations about race happening in and around North Texas schools. Toda...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2016
  • Length: 03:21
Caption: Kecia Dennis teaches eighth grade at Richland Middle School, Credit: Christopher Connelly
In a KERA American Graduate series called "The First Week," we're listening in on conversations about race. We've heard from parents and students. ...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2016
  • Length: 04:12
Caption: Duncanville Superintendent Marc Smith surrounded by students , Credit: Bill Zeeble
Superintendent Marc Smith is creating new programs and partnerships he hopes will help Duncanville schools stand out. With 13,000 students, Duncanv...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2016
  • Length: 04:08
Caption: Sarai (left) and her teacher Esther Martinez, Credit: Bill Zeeble
In North Texas, some schools are experimenting with teachers making home visits. In Irving, one teacher’s been doing just that for years.

  • Added: Dec 08, 2016
  • Length: 03:41
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Summer 2016 was filled with racial violence - from Minnesota to Louisiana, from Milwaukee to Dallas. And kids watched it all unfold on television d...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2016
  • Length: 48:29
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With little training under his belt, Nicholson Baker signed up to become a substitute teacher in Maine. As a part of KERA’s American Graduate initi...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2016
  • Length: 48:25