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||What galvanized standardized testing’s opt-out movement||Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSWhy some students are refusing to take the Common Core test Common Core’s unintended consequence? More teachers write their own curricula Schools, students bracing themselves for new, tougher Common Core te||5/26/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||How to hook young people on math and science? Robots!||Watch Video | Listen to the Audio LYNN SHERR: Science and SciFi have always attracted Freya Wilhelm, whose favorite TV show as a child was this animated series set in the fantastic future. LYNN SHERR: But Freya’s life went off track her freshman year o||5/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||What do struggling historically black colleges like SC State need to do to survive?||Watch Video | Listen to the Audio GWEN IFILL: It’s that time of year when students, their families and friends celebrate graduation, then immediately turn to worrying about their futures. Some colleges and universities are worrying too. Graduating||5/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||What’s the legacy of Head Start 50 years on?||Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSFederal government spending bill investing billions in education Giving traumatized kids a head start in healing States looking to expand preschool confront debate over results, funding GWEN IFILL: Fifty year||5/18/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||This high school trains Baltimore’s students to be artists||Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSN.C. elementary schools promise arts education but access is far from equal Special arts academy helps Chicago teens transcend tough streets Arts education helps build ‘whole people,’ says singer Jessye N||5/15/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||When school safety drills weren’t so smooth, these students made a training video||Watch Video | Listen to the Audio GWEN IFILL: Over the past few months, NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs have been looking into school campus safety. In Arizona, one group of our high school students has been asked to play an important role in mak||5/7/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Why Starbucks is offering workers a college education, hold the debt||Watch Video | Listen to the Audio Correction: This video includes narration reporting that U.S. student debt totals $1.3 billion. The correct figure is 1.3 trillion. This has been corrected in the transcript. The PBS NewsHour regrets the error. RELATED L||5/6/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||‘World’s best teacher’ does not believe in tests and quizzes||Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSTeacher of the Year: Engagement Key to Student Success 2012 Teacher of the Year on What Helps Teachers and Students Succeed Obama honors Texas teacher who works with war refugees JUDY WOODRUFF: Next: a profil||4/29/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||These student whistleblowers spoke up to prevent a shooting||Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSThe New Safe: Stories from the frontlines of school safety How an elementary school moves on after a shooting Designing Hawaii schools that keep out danger and let in nature JUDY WOODRUFF: This month we have||4/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Does Ohio’s third grade reading test miss its goal?||Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSRead or Repeat, Ohio Third Graders Put to the Test Ohio Third Graders Face Retention Ultimatum: Learn to Read or Repeat the Year School Reform Program Targets Students at Risk of Falling Behind, Dropping Out||4/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Why is Teach For America struggling to recruit?||Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSStruggling Schools Turn to Top Grads for Teaching Boost Service Organizations Give Grads Fulfillment, and a Job out of College What’s the best way to teach teachers? GWEN IFILL: Next: the struggle to draw c||4/15/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Designing Hawaii schools that keep out danger and let in nature||Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSThe New Safe: Stories from the frontlines of school safety How an elementary school moves on after a shooting Spate of Shootings Raises School Safety Concerns JUDY WOODRUFF: Now we travel to the island of Mau||4/9/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||First-generation students face unique struggles at elite colleges||Watch Video | Listen to the Audio Produced, reported and edited by Natalia V. Osipova, with additional photography courtesy of Stanley Stewart. RELATED LINKSObama: Community college should be ‘as free and universal in America as high school’ Why even||4/9/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||How an elementary school moves on after a shooting||Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSThe New Safe: Stories from the frontlines of school safety Millennials ‘confused, appalled’ by racist fraternity video Two years after Sandy Hook, how have gun laws changed? GWEN IFILL: Now a unique look||4/7/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||How Rolling Stone got the UVA sexual assault story so wrong||Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSReview calls disputed Rolling Stone campus rape story case of ‘journalistic failure’ Leaving the case open, Charlottesville police find no proof of UVA gang rape UVA reinstates frat after police find no p||4/6/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
Reform-minded Principal Struggles in Richmond
If there is one thing principals and teachers crave, it is to know what others must endure. This podcast puts an honest, raw portrayal forward and he should be commended for being willing to put this school out there, warts and all. Kudos to his staff for their honesty and patience. We can all learn from their pain. Please keep these podcasts coming- parents, teachers and politicians should take heed. Can't wait for the next in the series to hear the outcome.
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