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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

Despite decades of pledging to hire more black faculty, most universities didn't

11/5/2018
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The number of black faculty on college campuses has gone down during the last decade.

Duration:00:13:18

As they lose customers, universities try expanding the menu

10/22/2018
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Colleges nationwide have added more than 40,000 new degree and certificate programs in last six years, but are they better serving students?

Duration:00:11:09

In the fight over Kavanaugh, echoes of a battle being waged on college campuses nationwide

10/8/2018
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Across the country, schools wrestle with how sexual assault is defined and how much proof is needed.

Duration:00:24:13

Poverty, perseverance and a PhD

9/24/2018
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An elite university helped her climb but changing class can be a lonely journey.

Duration:00:20:34

Hard Words: Why Aren't Our Kids Being Taught to Read?

9/10/2018
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Scientific research has shown how children learn to read and how they should be taught. But many educators don't know the science and, in some cases, actively resist it. As a result, millions of kids are being set up to fail.

Duration:00:53:22

Old Idea, New Economy: Rediscovering Apprenticeships

9/3/2018
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You might think apprenticeships are a relic from an earlier era, but a growing number of Americans are using them as a way into the middle class.

Duration:00:53:18

Still Rising: First-Generation College Students a Decade Later

8/27/2018
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They bet that college would help them move up. Did it pay off?

Duration:00:53:23

Changing Class: Are Colleges Helping Americans Move Up?

8/20/2018
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Colleges have long offered a pathway to success for just about anyone. But new research shows that with the country growing ever more economically divided, colleges are not doing enough to help students from poor families achieve the American Dream.

Duration:00:53:28

School on the move

8/13/2018
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A little-known program has been helping the children of migrant farmworkers graduate for more than 50 years.

Duration:00:22:33

Edged out of the middle class, teachers are walking out

7/30/2018
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Dissatisfied with low pay and school funding, teachers in more red states are poised to protest.

Duration:00:17:27

State financial aid money dries up before many low-income college students get help

7/16/2018
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Last year, almost a million students who qualified for state financial aid didn't get it.

Duration:00:14:46

Reprise: Stuck At Square One

6/29/2018
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College students increasingly caught in remedial education trap.

Duration:00:52:26

Louisiana ends policy that held thousands of students back a grade or more

6/15/2018
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Students held back were at high risk of dropping out.

Duration:00:16:00

Liberal arts face uncertain future at nation's universities

6/4/2018
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Programs are being cut to make way for degrees with "clear career pathways."

Duration:00:19:33

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:00:32:39

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. Fewer than one in a million of them will need it.

Duration:00:22:02