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In the last 25 years, charter schools have become a highly sought-after alternative to traditional public education. Between 2004 and 2014 alone, e...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Ciara G. wakes up at dawn on her way to visit her mother who is currently incarcerated., Credit: R.J. Lozada
The Get on the Bus program provides support and free transportation for children and families throughout California to visit their mothers and fath...

Bought by WRIR

  • Added: Dec 21, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The story of a girl who was totally convinced her teenage diary would one day be discovered... and become mandatory reading for generations to come.

  • Added: Oct 02, 2016
  • Length: 16:05
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It's the first day of school in Oconee County near Athens, Georgia. The library's children's storytime is missing a few kids who boarded a school b...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2016
  • Length: 04:18
Caption: Milan Dennie and other barbers at this St. Paul shop provided 350 free haircuts on the day before school started., Credit: Nancy Rosenbaum
Some people donate money. Others donate time. One St. Paul barber has a different approach to helping others. One day every year, Milan Dennie give...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2016
  • Length: 04:11
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We're hitting the gym on this episode of The Rough Draft Diaries. Join us as we visit Soul City Boxing and Wrestling Gym in this two-part series. H...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2016
  • Length: 06:29
Caption: Adam, Francisco, and Marcus at the Blackstone Library in Chicago
Kids from Chicago discuss a heartbreakingly beautiful book set in Maine: "Orbiting Jupiter" by Gary D. Schmidt. The writer shares the inspiration f...

  • Added: Jul 04, 2016
  • Length: 23:21
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Helen always found comfort in the toy cat she had has a child, but she's not a child anymore.

  • Added: Jun 07, 2016
  • Length: 07:44
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When I was twelve years old, my mom was diagnosed with breast cancer. Now, four years later, mom and I reflect on how cancer brought us closer toge...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WAMC

  • Added: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 2
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A short, flash fiction story about a young boy riding in a car with his grandmother. He is in awe of her awe.

  • Added: May 08, 2016
  • Length: 02:27
Caption: Azia Banagan and her art, Credit: Angelica Casas
For the last six years, art has consumed Azia Banagan’s young life.

  • Added: May 03, 2016
  • Length: 03:37
Caption: Sara, Mateo, and Max
Imagine a future where deadly tornadoes are a part of daily life. That's writer Kate Messner's world in "Eye of the Storm." 5th graders from Belved...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2016
  • Length: 20:10
Caption: Lina Nguyen, Kyra Johnson, and Ava Muniz are 6th graders at Sonora Elementary School in Costa Mesa
Writer Ronald L. Smith takes us on a trip down south, to the backwoods of Alabama, where a young boy was born with a heart-shaped birthmark, the ma...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 21:53
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In honor of the holiday season, Mortified presents the story of a sheltered middle-schooler who writes to Santa Claus for a boyfriend.

  • Added: Dec 20, 2015
  • Length: 21:24
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When a rebellious teen discovers her Dad is reading her diary, she decides to give him some shocking reading material.

  • Added: Sep 21, 2015
  • Length: 17:03
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To prove not everyone hated going back to school, Mortified presents a special mixtape episode devoted to the courageous kids who risk the scorn of...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Sep 07, 2015
  • Length: 25:09
  • Purchases: 1
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According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, parent-child reading and story time help promote brain development, resulting in improved academic...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer

  • Added: Sep 04, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Tyler spent a good chunk of his childhood so sick he couldn't even walk around the block. He ended up at the Mayo clinic in Rochester, where he was...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2015
  • Length: 08:12
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Los Angeles County's poverty line is almost at 20%, and the majority of these households have children. The Los Angeles Unified School District (LA...

Bought by WAMC

  • Added: Jun 01, 2015
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 1
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How fast are kids growing up? Jasmyn Harlan, a senior in high school, asks kids of various ages what they want to be when they grow up. Surprisingl...

  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 03:48
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Nine-year-old Aidan Sykes interviews his father, Albert Sykes, about being a dad.

Bought by WEZU and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio

  • Added: Mar 20, 2015
  • Length: 02:37
  • Purchases: 2
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"A Measure of Choice" explores the reasons that some parents are choosing not to vaccinate their children. The so-called “anti-vax” movement has be...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:44
Caption: What occupancy limit? Kids pile into the back of a bus in Cape Coast, Ghana.
Youth reporter Zoe Sheinkopf visits a refugee camp in Ghana and sends back an audio postcard full of boisterous singing children.

Bought by KUER

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 03:15
  • Purchases: 1
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A story about one very special summer camp, and how difficulties with fundraising could cause problems in the near future.

Bought by KSFR

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 03:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Marlo Mack interviews her daughter about what it's like to be a six-year-old transgender girl. Her daughter shares her story and offers some advic...

Bought by XRAY.fm, WCPN, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Jan 03, 2015
  • Length: 07:35
  • Purchases: 3