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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

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

Nearly 1 in 5 female college students are single moms

1/15/2018
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Struggling to juggle school, work and child care, most of them won't make it to graduation.

Duration:00:12:51

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Despite efforts to require lessons on civil rights, outdated textbooks indicate little has changed.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

Rural students are the least likely to go to college

12/4/2017
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They're being ignored as the nation tries to ramp up degree completion.

Duration:00:16:25

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

Mr. Rodriguez is undocumented and unafraid

10/23/2017
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Teachers with DACA serving low-income, immigrant communities could be tough to replace.

Duration:00:16:11

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

UPDATED - Hard to Read: How American Schools Fail Kids with Dyslexia

9/12/2017
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There are proven ways to help people with dyslexia learn to read, and a federal law that's supposed to ensure schools provide kids with help. But across the country, public schools are denying children proper treatment and often failing to identify them with dyslexia in the first place.

Duration:00:52:54

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

What children in food deserts do during the summer

7/10/2017
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There are millions of kids in America who the USDA considers "food insecure" -- they live in households without regular access to nutritious food. For them, school feeding programs are essential.

Duration:00:12:00

When a diploma means more than just 'seat time'

6/26/2017
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A state law says Maine high school students have to prove they have mastered specific skills in order to get a diploma.

Duration:00:16:46

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