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Reductions in state funding have forced school districts across the state to cut millions from their budgets. But parents, employees and activists ...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 02:57
Caption: Rep. Rob Bryan (R-Mecklenburg), Credit: NC General Assembly
In 2012, Tennessee lawmakers took a few of the state’s lowest-performing schools and put them in an "Achievement School District" (ASD). ASD school...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 03:33
Caption: Lead teacher Amy Brewer goes over a Math lesson at Concord Middle School in Cabarrus County., Credit: Reema Khrais
Reema Khrais reports on how teacher retention issues impact low-performing schools.

  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 04:01
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Nearly a quarter of Virginia’s schools are in rural areas. According to one researcher, Federal education policy could threaten the sustainability ...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2017
  • Length: 03:26
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It’s no secret that teachers are underpaid and underappreciated. But when a state’s Teacher of the Year jumps ship, it gets a lot of attention. Lil...

Bought by WJFF

  • Added: Jul 27, 2017
  • Length: 03:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Are for-profit colleges and universities worth the money? Lilia Fuquen reports that according to a new study, for-profit colleges are not only cost...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio

  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 03:37
  • Purchases: 1
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With graduation ceremonies wrapping up across the country, it’s time for that dreaded next chapter: the job hunt. But for those students scrambling...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WOUB

  • Added: Jun 02, 2017
  • Length: 03:06
  • Purchases: 2
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For decades, studies have shown African-American students are disciplined more often and with greater consequences than their white peers. Now, a n...

Bought by WOUB and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio

  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 03:16
  • Purchases: 2
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It used to be that a high school education was enough to support a comfortably middle class lifestyle. But these days, it takes a lot more to get a...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2017
  • Length: 03:35
Caption: The Prayer Center of Orland Park sits on a hilltop 35 miles southwest of Chicago. , Credit: Alyssa Schukar
An inside look at an American mosque: the story of two men who set out to build a "model mosque" in the suburbs of Chicago.

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Mar 21, 2017
  • Length: 28:01
  • Purchases: 1
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America is facing a opioids crisis of epic proportions. In the southeastern United States, there are more opioid prescriptions than there are peopl...

Bought by WOUB, KRZA, Radio Newark, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio

  • Added: Mar 03, 2017
  • Length: 03:33
  • Purchases: 4
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More and more students are taking part in fundraisers where they pledge not just to stand on their feet for long periods of time, but dance. Their ...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2016
  • Length: 04:51
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
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Making the transition from teenager to independent adult is hard enough… but without family support, it’s especially tricky. Lilia Fuquen reports ...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 03:39
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Beginning next fall, all San Francisco public schools will offer a class called Ethnic Studies. It’s a look at American history and culture from th...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 06:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Hundreds of students at Schools of the Sacred Heart in San Francisco are taking part in a nationwide Tech Timeout, challenging students to unplug f...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:22
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lili Morales was a teen reporter at WUNC during the summer of 2014., Credit: Carol Jackson
Lili Morales is a senior at Northern High School in Durham, N.C. As a part of WUNC's Youth Radio Project, she reports on the federal Deferred Actio...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2015
  • Length: 02:43
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What's a teenagers role on a community council?

  • Added: Jan 17, 2015
  • Length: 11:51
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A "house-head" is someone who enjoys the music, the dance and the positive vibe that is a part of the house music culture. What is House Music? Mec...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2013
  • Length: 07:32
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My Choice My Voice teens Wanya Ramsey and Frank D interview Black Kold Madina a.k.a. Kimberly Roberts about her award winning film "Trouble the Wat...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2013
  • Length: 06:43
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For kids in school, Spring Break is offering a much needed respite from the pressures of being a student. Two psychologists are working with a tech...

Bought by KFAI

  • Added: Mar 22, 2013
  • Length: 02:38
  • Purchases: 1
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The majority of the Middle East currently faces a youth bulge, which many policy analysts have deemed as the single most important development prob...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2012
  • Length: 07:18
Caption: Messages from Japan, Credit: Eleanor Graf
Akinori Adachi is an exchange student from Japan who is currently studying in Maine. He says that before the nuclear crisis in Fukushima caused by ...

Bought by KZYX and WMPG

  • Added: Apr 19, 2011
  • Length: 01:19
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Fresh Greens 2.0
NHPR teams up with Generation PRX and the Terrascope Youth Radio group at MIT for another one-hour youth special. "Fresh Greens 2.0" examines what ...

Bought by WNIJ, KBRP Community Radio, WGBH Radio Boston, KSFR, WEKU and more

  • Added: Mar 07, 2011
  • Length: 51:26
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: SOS Children's Villages Podcast , Credit: In-house voice-over talent: Catherine Nash & Anthony
The SOS Children's Villages Podcast is focusing on family-based child care including children's needs, interests and rights. Featured are monthly r...

  • Added: Mar 03, 2011
  • Length: 15:33