• 2004
  • 18:39
  • USA

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Thirteen Ways

By Pejk Malinovski

Writer Sam Swope visits a class of restless, imaginative 11-year-olds in Queens, New York, where he embraces the challenge of teaching them Wallace Stevens' poem "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird." (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:04
  • Canada

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Bing Fu is Not Blue

By Julia Grant

Bing Fu is an ESL teacher in Toronto, and she tells her story about misunderstanding a word in spite of looking it up in the dictionary. (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)

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  • 2013
  • 2:59
  • USA

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A Sweet Illusion for the Bitter Tuition

By Mickey Capper

Sofia is working on an unusual scholarship. (more)

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  • 2001
  • 59:02
  • USA

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Educating Esme

By Esme Cordell

Esme Cordell shares a year's worth of classroom anecdotes and musings, culled from a journal kept throughout her first year teaching in Chicago. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:58
  • USA

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Control the Blue

By Stephen Key

I visited my old elementary school and went to an art class full of second graders . (more)

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  • 2013
  • 0:05
  • USA, UK, AUS

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2013 TC/RHDF Competition Winners

By 2013 Winners

Behold! The 2013 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition winners - a most stellar batch of radio documentaries from around the world. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:00
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That (Ryan)

By Emma Miller

A college student reflects on an important lesson learned not in the classroom but in the bedroom. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:56
  • USA

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All You Need is a Wall (For A Classroom)

By Aaron Sand

A few late students help us understand why the classroom is a special place. (more)

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  • 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)

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  • 2002
  • 14:31
  • Canada

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A Voice of Warning

By Trisha Wilson & Anne Penman

A heroin overdose left Jade Bell blind, mute and unable to care for himself. Now Bell tours high schools in British Columbia, where his computerized “voice” speaks a loud warning to thousands of students. (more)

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  • 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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  • 2013
  • 3:34
  • FRANCE

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Umami English

By Jane Weston's English class

How to prepare the best English class in Paris. (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
  • 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)

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  • 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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  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • USA

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The Purple and the White: What's up with Talley's Alley?

By David Green

The first in an occasional audio documentary series exploring the history, people, places and traditions of North Shore Country Day School (NSCDS) in Winnetka, IL. (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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