• 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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An Appetite for Affirmation: The Bittersweet of Pleasing Your Parents and Pleasing Your Self

By Lyndi Hollis

Most of us go to college to make our dreams happen, but what do you do when what you want might not be the same as what your parents want? (more)

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  • 2004
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #2: The High School Show

By Assorted producers

This hour: we head back to high school. For better or for worse. (more)

Flightseries_4
  • 2012
  • 2:55
  • USA

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Dancing Away the Teaching Blues

By Julie Ma

Life experiences told by my neighbor and colleague: Chris Nho, the breakdancing math teacher. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #123: The Textbook War Show

By Various

This hour: one woman’s comments at a school board meeting in Kanawa County, West Virginia, become a catalyst for deep division within the school district, the county, the state, and the entire country. (more)

Text_book_war
  • 2009
  • 13:43
  • USA

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Gone

By Linda Lutton

About 12,000 students drop out of Chicago Public Schools each year despite efforts by administrators and teachers to keep them on track. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Government! Hold My Hand . . .

By Zachary Baiel

A satirical collision of Indiana history and standardized testing. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 3:01
  • USA

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What made him do something different?

By Jessica Cheung

A teacher on the first day of the job encounters an 8th grader with a swastika tattoo. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 21:26
  • USA

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Harper High School

By Ben Calhoun, Linda Lutton & Alex Kotlowitz

In the 2011 -2012 school year, Harper High School, located in one of Chicago’s most violent neighborhoods, saw 29 of its current and recent students shot. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:39
  • USA

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Not So Sweet on New School Lunch

By Azure Eller & Ali Lightfoot

Michelle Obama's new school lunch program gets sour reviews from Paonia High School students. (more)

Sd13_eller_sweet
  • 2003
  • 8:47
  • USA

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Tracking

By Jaimita Haskell, Marianne McCune & Czerina Patel

Jaimita Haskell was given the opportunity to take advanced classes at her high school, an experience she found stimulating and rewarding. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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At First Blush: The Case of the Girl in the Purple Hoodie

By Erin Davis

When you ask someone an impossible question, be prepared to listen closely for your answer. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 2:01
  • USA

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Back to School in a Garbage Can

By Curie Youth Radio

A collage of love notes, tardy slips, and other high school detritus collected from high school garbage cans. Produced by Geraldo Hernandez and Giancarlo Hernandez for Curie Youth Radio. (more)

Curie
  • 2010
  • 44:04
  • USA

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American Dreamer: Sam's Story

By Dan Collison & Elizabeth Meister

American schools teach students that with hard work, they can realize their dreams. But this isn't the case for everyone. (more)

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  • 2002
  • USA

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Remembering Kent State, 1970

By Mark Urycki

When Ohio National Guard troops opened fire on students during a war demonstration on the Kent State University Campus in May, 1970, four young lives were ended and a nation was stunned. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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There's No Saccharine in this Sweet School

By Sierra Ponthier

Follow Sierra on her progressive college journey as she realizes that finding the right college is as difficult as Goldilocks finding the right bowl of porridge. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #26: The Tour Show

By Various producers

This hour: the halls of a high school and the alleys of one of the oldest cities in the world. (more)

Flightseries_2
  • 2005
  • 6:10
  • USA

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There Was a Whole Lotta Hundreds...

By Michael Kavanagh

In America's high schools, students are playing a game whose only rule is to break the rules. (more)

Sdocs05
  • 2013
  • 6:37
  • USA

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Harper Funeral

By Linda Lutton

A principal reflects on a turbulent year: 27 current or former students shot, 8 of them dead. (more)

Coffinbb
  • 2015
  • 3:04
  • USA

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Where the Hell is My Paper, Ms. Gerdes?

By Abby Gerdes

During my first year in the classroom I misplace a student's paper but find a little bit of humility. (more)

Sd15_gerdes_where
  • 2000
  • 7:55
  • USA

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English

By WNYC's Radio Rookies

Karla Saavedra, 17, moved to Brooklyn's Bushwick neighborhood from Mexico two years ago. (more)

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