With so much talk about "community," sometimes we lose perspective on the real stories of the people working to make homes, lives, and neighborhoods across the country. In State of the Re:Union, Public Radio Talent Quest winner Al Letson travels the country to find those stories -- and tells them with grace, perspective, and deep curiosity. SOTRU explores the resonating themes, stories, challenges and cultural components that create communities across the country and celebrate the commonality that links us as a people.
Every day in America, more than 7,000 students drop out of school.
This episode combines radio drama and documentary to explore America’s dropout epidemic through the intimate story of one man’s attempt to make a difference. 9am & 8pm
Taking a closer at school, community, and the drop out crisis in our country. With reporting from both urban and rural schools, and interviews with education experts, SOTRU goes "back to basics."
9 a.m. and 8 p.m. Friday on the News Station.