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Why Aren't American Kids Being Taught to Read?

November 23, 2018

New evidence from neuroscience on how the brain learns to read suggests very different approaches to reading instruction than those that are commonly found in schools.

LATEST SHOW | Friday, November 16, 2018

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Old Idea, New Economy: Rediscovering Apprenticeships

How can apprenticeships expand to include careers beyond the traditional trades and reach new populations searching for a foothold in the middle class?

Friday, October 19, 2018

Thursday, September 20, 2018

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Changing Class: Are Colleges Helping Americans Move Up?

There’s loads of evidence that a college degree will improve your economic prospects. But a new project by a group of economists shows that some colleges are doing a much better job than others when it comes to promoting social mobility.

Monday, January 15, 2018

Friday, February 24, 2017

Friday, September 2, 2016

Spare The Rod: Reforming School Discipline

A get-tough attitude prevailed among educators in the 1980s and 1990s, but research shows that zero-tolerance policies don't make schools safer and lead to disproportionate discipline for students of color.

Friday, August 26, 2016

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Stuck At Square One

A system meant to give college students a better shot at succeeding is actually getting in the way of many, costing them time and money and taking a particular toll on students of color.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Bought and Sold: The New Fight Against Teen Sex Trafficking

The nation is changing the way it thinks about teen sex trafficking. States have decriminalized it for teens and offered help, and some are attacking the demand for commercial sex. Airs May 17 at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. on the news station.

Monday, May 16, 2016

Thirsty Planet

Scientists say that most people will first experience climate change in terms of water — either too much or too little water. Airs Monday May 16 at 9 a.m. and 7 a.m.

Friday, January 8, 2016

Teaching Teachers

Research shows good teaching makes a big difference in how much kids learn. But the United States lacks an effective system for training new teachers or helping them get better once they’re on the job. Runs Jan. 8 at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.