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Jean Piaget was born in 1896 in Switzerland, and he died in 1980. His background was in biology and he became especially fascinated with studying ...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
Caption: Steve & Patrick with "Violet", Credit: F Delventhal
On this episode of Strangers...a four-day old baby shows up with a few hours notice at the home of a gay couple. Complications ensue.

Bought by XRAY.fm and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 22:07
  • Purchases: 2
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With an in-studio from Charlie Hope, plus new music from Karen K & Mista Cookie Jar and The Not-Its! Plus so much more.

Bought by KFOK-LP


  • Added: Jun 16, 2014
  • Length: 55:28
  • Purchases: 1
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Children's author Ben Mikaelsen talks about his inspiration for 'Jungle of Bones' and reads from the novel.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, Spokane Public Radio, KSJD, WCWP, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 16, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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I ask artist Judith Bernstein about the role of the mother in her provocative, neon paintings on the opening night of her show, Birth of the Univer...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2014
  • Length: 06:47
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The new documentary, "Fed Up" exposes food industry- driven policies, and the environments that make our kids sick. Featured in the film is Margo W...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Jun 12, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bonnie Arnold, Jay Baruchel, Dean Deblois & America Ferrara, San Francisco, CA, 6/2/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jay Baruchel, America Ferrara, Dean Deblois, and Bonnie Arnold talk falling objects, unlikely damsels in distress, and why it’s a three-year wait b...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2014
  • Length: 11:26
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Mother’s Day is the one day of the year we set aside to honor mothers. Some do it with flowers and cards. For women who are in prison and their chi...

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  • Added: Jun 11, 2014
  • Length: 24:57
  • Purchases: 1
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With a guest DJ set from Walter Martin (The Walkmen), plus new music from Bari Koral Family Rock Band, The Not-Its!, and much more. Plus, we're co...

Bought by KFOK-LP


  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 52:43
  • Purchases: 1
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In Oakland, California, a group of Spanish-speaking parents is learning more about the Common Core, to keep watch to make sure that it is being app...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 06:07
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The Common Core Standards could bring change for English learners, but many educators have doubts about the implementation. Will this new education...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 08:35
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In southern Alabama, a group of parents has accused educators in Baldwin County of applying severe punishment selectively against Latino and Africa...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 07:42
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New York City will offer more than 50 new preschool spaces to four-year-olds beginning in September. Our correspondent in New York, Marco Vinicio G...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 03:55
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In Arizona, there is some support for dual immersion schools, but mostly for those that serve a majority Anglo population. The schools with more La...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 06:10
Caption: Andrómeda Leovara practica la lectura., Credit: Valeria Fernández
More than thirteen states require children who do not demonstrate a good grasp of reading to repeat third grade. This is the first year that studen...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 05:33
Caption: La profesora María Necuze Añón, Credit: Javier Aparisi
Though many salute the Common Core Standards as a new method of teaching that will help students to reason better, in Florida, some experts are con...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 05:49
From: KUMD
Series: MN Reads
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We talk with author Jeff Miller about his book Scoop: Notes from a Small Ice Cream Shop, a personal tale from Jeff and his partner’s first year run...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 10:35
  • Purchases: 1
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In Arizona, dual language immersion programs are gaining momentum and demand among Anglo families in wealthier school districts, while dual immersi...

Bought by KAWC


  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 07:25
  • Purchases: 1
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More and more states are joining a movement passing laws to honor students’ bilingualism and biliteracy. In California, thousands of students have ...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 54:40
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A large majority of children in the U.S. are not reading at grade level by the time they reach fourth grade and children from low-income families a...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 54:28
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This year 45 states and the District of Columbia are starting to use the new Common Core State Standards for English language and math. Some Latino...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 54:18
Caption: Matthew, 4, is enrolled in preschool in New York., Credit: Marco Vinicio González
The new Mayor of New York is announcing plans for universal pre-K as part of a number of reforms to the local educational system, joining a handful...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 54:30
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Public schools are largely unprepared to teach and guide Latino students. These students face some of the most critical issues in the school syste...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 54:16
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Students of an impoverished elementary school that sits next to a waste dump near the U.S. border scored the best math grades in Mexico in a nation...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 54:34
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"Zzzng! Zzzng! Zzzng!" and "The Ants and the Grasshopper, Hey, Little Ant!"

  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 28:07