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Stories about education, opportunity, and how people learn. From APM Reports.

Episódios

  • Black at Mizzou: Confronting race on campus

    Black at Mizzou: Confronting race on campus

    14/08/2020 Duração: 52min

    Lauren Brown says college was "culture shock." Most of the students at her high school were Black, but most of the students at the University of Missouri were white. And she got to the university in the fall of 2015, when Black students led protests in response to a string of racist incidents. The protests put Mizzou in the national news. But the news stories didn't match what Lauren saw. They made it seem like racism on campus was an aberration. And they made it seem like Black student organizing was new at Mizzou. What Lauren saw was "Black Mizzou," a thriving campus-within-a-campus that Black students have built over decades to make the university a more welcoming place.

  • What the Words Say

    What the Words Say

    06/08/2020 Duração: 51min

    Everyone agrees that the goal of reading instruction is for children to understand what they read. The question is: how does a little kid get there? Emily Hanford explores what reading scientists have figured out about how reading comprehension works and why poverty and race can affect a child’s reading development. Read the full story.

  • Covid on Campus

    Covid on Campus

    29/07/2020 Duração: 52min

    The coronavirus pandemic represents the greatest challenge to American higher education in decades. Some small regional colleges that were already struggling won’t survive. Other schools, large and small, are rethinking how to offer an education while keeping people safe. This program explores how institutions are handling the crisis, and how students are trying to navigate a major disruption in their college years. Colleges on the brink The long tradition of students attending small, residential liberal arts colleges around the country was already shaky before the pandemic. Students are choosing less expensive options and more practical degrees. Experts warn that 10 percent of American colleges — about 200 or more institutions — are on the verge of going under. The pandemic is accelerating that trend. A digital divide The pandemic is making getting through college harder for students on the wrong side of the digital divide. In rural Arizona, when campuses closed, some students couldn’t log

  • Same Pandemic, Unequal Education (from Us  Them podcast)

    Same Pandemic, Unequal Education (from Us & Them podcast)

    30/05/2020 Duração: 12min

    The coronavirus pandemic has left West Virginia schools particularly hard hit. The Us & Them podcast from West Virginia Public Radio brings us stories of teachers grappling with virtual classes for students who don't have access to the internet and how schools are trying, still, to keep kids fed.

  • Facing uncertain futures, high school seniors weigh tough college options and alternate paths

    Facing uncertain futures, high school seniors weigh tough college options and alternate paths

    14/05/2020 Duração: 17min

    Editor-in-chief of The Hechinger Report, Liz Willen, shares what she's heard from high school seniors who are feeling anxious and overwhelmed as they face pandemic-fueled challenges.

  • Listeners tell us how theyre adapting to at-home education

    Listeners tell us how they're adapting to at-home education

    07/05/2020 Duração: 14min

    Teachers, students and families talk about how they've adapted while schools and campuses stay closed.

  • Is learning to read a constitutional right?

    Is learning to read a constitutional right?

    30/04/2020 Duração: 22min

    A federal court recently ruled that underfunded schools in Detroit violated students' right to a basic education. Advocates hope the case is the beginning of a trend.

  • A few silver linings emerge in a dark time of closed schools

    A few silver linings emerge in a dark time of closed schools

    23/04/2020 Duração: 19min

    Delece Smith-Barrow of The Hechinger Report shares some hopeful stories about education during the pandemic.

  • Everything has changed: A look at K-12 education under coronavirus

    'Everything has changed': A look at K-12 education under coronavirus

    16/04/2020 Duração: 16min

    Sarah Garland of The Hechinger Report on how (and whether) education carries on while schools are closed.

  • College in the time of coronavirus

    College in the time of coronavirus

    09/04/2020 Duração: 28min

    A conversation with Hechinger Report higher education editor Jon Marcus on how learning and the college experience are changing, and what's yet to come.

  • What good is a history major?

    What good is a history major?

    02/04/2020 Duração: 19min

    As fewer college students opt to major in history, there's an effort by history departments to prove the practical value of their discipline.

  • Graduation rate for Native students surges at the University of Minnesota

    Graduation rate for Native students surges at the University of Minnesota

    26/03/2020 Duração: 20min

    The percentage of Native students graduating from the U of M has doubled in the past decade.

  • Black girl, white college

    Black girl, white college

    19/03/2020 Duração: 29min

    When it was time for me to enroll in a four-year college, I chose North Dakota State, a school that's mostly white, conservative and insular -- everything I wasn't. It was the hardest year of my life.

  • College administrators struggle with whether to close their classrooms in response to COVID-19

    College administrators struggle with whether to close their classrooms in response to COVID-19

    14/03/2020 Duração: 27min

    Some students say they want campuses to remain open.

  • A conundrum for student advocates: change their school or change society?

    A conundrum for student advocates: change their school or change society?

    12/03/2020 Duração: 27min

    Unlike protesters at many universities, activists at Harvard seek social justice reforms beyond campus.

  • At some HBCUs, enrollment rises from surprising applicants

    At some HBCUs, enrollment rises from surprising applicants

    05/03/2020 Duração: 24min

    After decades of declining enrollment, HBCUs are seeing an uptick in new applicants, especially among Latino and international students.

  • With more students demanding action on climate change, teachers try to keep up

    With more students demanding action on climate change, teachers try to keep up

    27/02/2020 Duração: 22min

    Most states and districts have adopted science standards that require teaching climate change. Teachers are left to get up to speed and help students understand the impacts.

  • Experts say widely used reading curriculum is failing kids

    Experts say widely used reading curriculum is failing kids

    27/01/2020 Duração: 35min

    A first of its kind review finds Lucy Calkins' materials don't align with the science of reading.

  • New salvos in the battles over reading instruction

    New salvos in the battles over reading instruction

    20/12/2019 Duração: 46min

    Several powerful people and organizations have weighed in on the national conversation prompted by APM Reports' podcast episodes.

  • National assessment shows more K-12 students struggling to read

    National assessment shows more K-12 students struggling to read

    01/11/2019 Duração: 25min

    Correspondent Emily Hanford talks about the latest NAEP results and what they say about the state of reading instruction in the U.S.

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