• 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)

Sd13_capper_bitter
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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)

English
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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)

Shortdocs08
  • 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)

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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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  • 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)

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  • 2007
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #67: The One-Room Schoolhouse Show

By Various producers

This hour: one room school houses from Maui to Maine, each with a unique culture and character. (more)

Flightseries_5
  • 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
  • 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)

Shortdocs10
  • 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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  • 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
  • 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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  • 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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