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From APM Reports, the Educate podcast (formerly American RadioWorks) is a weekly program about ideas and research in education.

From APM Reports, the Educate podcast (formerly American RadioWorks) is a weekly program about ideas and research in education.
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Location:

Saint Paul, MN

Description:

From APM Reports, the Educate podcast (formerly American RadioWorks) is a weekly program about ideas and research in education.

Language:

English

Contact:

480 Cedar Street St. Paul, MN 55101 1-800-228-7123


Episodes

Giving parents more freedom to choose doesn't guarantee better schools

5/21/2018
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Other countries offer clues about how effective nationwide school choice would be in the U.S.

Duration:00:19:01

'I never want to be in a neighborhood where I'm shot at again'

5/7/2018
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A first-generation college graduate reflects on moving up America's class ladder.

Duration:00:32:40

Are America's colleges promoting social mobility?

4/23/2018
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Economists dig into the data to understand which schools are doing the most to help revive the American Dream.

Duration:00:21:20

Schools prove soft targets for hackers

4/9/2018
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Cybersecurity is a growing concern as schools collect an increasing amount of data on students.

Duration:00:20:57

High schools push few students with disabilities to consider college

3/26/2018
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Most students with disabilities can make it to and through college, but are hindered by low expectations.

Duration:00:15:38

Is the trauma of training for a school shooter worth it?

3/12/2018
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Most American students practice "active shooter" drills in school. Less than one in a million of them will need it.

Duration:00:22:02

Overwhelmed by student debt, many low-income students drop out

2/12/2018
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Almost a third of Americans who take out loans to pay for college don't get a degree.

Duration:00:17:44

High school football makes a comeback in New Orleans

1/29/2018
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Charter schools cut football to win minds. Now to win hearts, they're bringing it back.

Duration:00:17:25

History of civil rights movement gets short shrift in Mississippi classrooms

12/18/2017
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Despite efforts to require lessons on civil rights, outdated textbooks indicate little has changed.

Duration:00:17:59

Yoga and dogs bring calm to school for troubled kids

11/20/2017
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The doors are locked at this special ed school in Minneapolis so no one runs away. It's a surprising place to find kids doing breathing exercises.

Duration:00:14:26

Rewriting the Sentence: College Behind Bars

11/6/2017
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It's one of the best defenses against recidivism, but investment is lacking.

Duration:00:54:27

Resegregation in Alabama

10/9/2017
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When predominantly white cities secede from larger districts, it has a segregating effect.

Duration:00:16:16

How alumni revived a dying college

9/25/2017
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As small private colleges struggle to survive, we look at one that almost didn't make it.

Duration:00:14:08

Hard to Read: How American Schools Fail Kids with Dyslexia

9/11/2017
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Public schools are denying children with dyslexia proper treatment and often failing to identify them in the first place.

Duration:00:52:40

Shadow Class: College Dreamers in Trump's America

9/7/2017
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President Trump is ending DACA, which allowed some 800,000 undocumented young people to stay and work in the United States. For some, that may mean the end of a dream of going to college. This program profiles DACA students and their opponents and examines a key court case and political forces that led to this moment.

Duration:00:50:22

Shackled Legacy

9/4/2017
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Profits from slavery and related industries helped build some of the most prestigious schools in New England. This documentary focuses on three universities -- Harvard, Georgetown and the University of Virginia -- as they grapple with a deeply troubling chapter in their vaunted histories.

Duration:00:52:33

Keeping Teachers

8/28/2017
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There may be nothing more important in the educational life of a child than having effective teachers. But the United States is struggling to attract and keep teachers.

Duration:00:53:06

Shadow Class: College Dreamers in Trump's America

8/21/2017
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Some young immigrants have gotten temporary papers under an Obama administration program. But now they find themselves on a collision course with newly powerful opponents, including a president who swept into office on a wave of anti-immigrant fear and anger.

Duration:00:52:56

'The oldest not-18-year-old'

8/7/2017
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A descendant of slaves sold to save Georgetown University in 1838 will be a member of this year's freshman class -- at age 63.

Duration:00:11:26

Segregation's Back

7/21/2017
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People who lived through the desegregation era see their former schools fall back into segregation.

Duration:00:54:31

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