• 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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  • 2007
  • 6:48
  • USA

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Sweeping Statements

By Judith Sloan

Being a teenager can be really hard. Especially if you’ve flunked out of school. Or your dad has disappeared. (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
  • 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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  • 2003
  • 58:59
  • USA

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Come Back to Afghanistan

By Hyder Akbar & Susan Burton

In the summer of 2002, 17-year-old Hyder Akbar traveled from California with his father to their home country of Afghanistan. He took a tape recorder along on the trip to record his thoughts and experiences. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 84:22
  • USA

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Teens With Mics

By Sarah Levine

Youth producers are creating some of the most revealing and moving work on the radio these days, and we've curated a collection of gems for you. (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)

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  • 2001
  • 80:15
  • USA

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New Voices in Radio

By Ellin O'Leary

Who’s talking to the next generation of public radio listeners? This session, moderated by Ellin O'Leary, turns the mic over to some of the young producers who are busy expanding the audio documentary form by bringing energy and fresh ideas to the world of radio. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 1:58
  • USA

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Mother Nature's Blues

By Djinnie Timoleon & Alexandros Zervos

We posed the question "What would you do if you were mother nature?" to our teenage neighbors and our piece features a compilation of the diverse answers we received. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:03
  • USA

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I Was a Preteen Nightmare

By Jill Dorothy Summers

A well-intentioned yet horribly misinformed adolescent makes a monumental miscalculation of both form and judgment. (more)

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  • 2002
  • 10:32
  • USA

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What's That in My Underwear? First Period Stories

By Arielle Adams

From summer camp woes to blissful recognitions of womanhood, this feature on menstruation explores what it's really like to "become a woman."   (more)

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  • 2005
  • 14:31
  • USA

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My Struggle With Obesity

By Czerina Patel & Samr "Rocky" Tayeh

Fifteen-year-old Rocky, a Palestinian American, lives with his parents and siblings in Brooklyn.  Three times the size of his twin sister, Rocky is the target of his siblings’ jokes and insults. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 2:09
  • USA

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When Do You Feel Feminine?

By outLoud Radio

After a teenager was killed near San Francisco for having a different biological gender from the one she expressed, some local middle-schoolers wanted to know why. What is gender, anyway? (more)

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  • 2008
  • 80:55
  • USA

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College: A Hotbed of Emerging Producers -- Part One

By Beverly Mire, Noe Cuellar, Lydia Hahn, Pendarvis Harshaw & Prudent Nsengiyumva

All around the country college students are asking for and receiving new courses that teach audio production. They're intent on finishing college with multi-media skills, and, lucky for us, they want to help shape the future of documentary audio. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 82:34
  • USA

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College: A Hotbed of Emerging Producers -- Part Two

By Beverly Mire, Hammad Ahmed, Michelle Cedeno, Diego Ruiz, Jordan Teklay & Will Wright

All around the country college students are asking for and receiving new courses that teach audio production. They’re intent on finishing college with multi-media skills, and, lucky for us, they want to help shape the future of documentary audio. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 14:00
  • USA

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Bullied: Teen Stories from Generation PRX

By Catie Talarski & Jones Franzel

Bullying isn’t a new story, but lately, it's all over the news. (more)

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  • 2006
  • USA

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Reality Depends on Where You're Standing

By Saya April Hillman

Three inner-city sisters randomly discuss their reality, intercut with the perceived reality of the country's distant puppet masters. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #45: The Nosce te Ipsum Show

By Various producers

This hour: a child beauty queen, a young transgendered man, and an obsessive teen. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 84:54
  • USA

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Breaking the Mold: Youth Producers Share Their Work -- Day One

By The Kitchen Sisters

Their work comes from the heart and gives us a glimpse into the most enigmatic of worlds: teenagehood. Listen in as young producers from around the country present their work and talk about how they're making radio relevant for a new generation. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 34:33
  • Denmark

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Leaps and Dunes

By Sabine Hviid, Rikke Houd & Lisbeth Koerner

Summer sleepover camp means more than mosquito bites, sunburn, twig art, and bonfire gatherings. Camp offers many kids their first taste of independence -- which can be equal-parts blissful and terrifying. (more)

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