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Brain Gain
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produced by Marijka Hurko, fl. 2010, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 24 mins
Brain Gain transports viewers to an inner city high school in Saskatchewan where disciplinary and learning problems are rampant among students. More than half of the school's eighth and ninth grade students have a diagnosis of ADHD and many cannot read above a fourth grade level. When teacher Allison Cameron disco...
produced by Marijka Hurko, fl. 2010, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 24 mins
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Great Big Story, The Ivy League of Auctioneering
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produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2016), 1 min

The Missouri Auction School is the oldest and largest auction school in the world. There, students learn all aspects of the business, but most importantly, they hone their auction chant. Before students graduate they have to sell at a real auction for real money. Going once, going twice ... sold!

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produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2016), 1 min
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How Faculty Mentors Can Help First-Generation Students Succeed
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produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 6 mins
A new initiative by the University of California system uses first-generation faculty to guide first-generation students, with the goal of decreasing dropout rates. As part of our series Rethinking College, Hari Sreenivasan visits UCLA to see how the program is working.
produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 6 mins
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How These Oregon Teachers Are Fighting Back Against White Nationalism
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Charlayne Hunter-Gault, 1942- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions LLC, 2019), 8 mins
The FBI reports that hate crime violence in the U.S. is at a 16-year high. The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, meanwhile, says the highest percentage of hate incidents since the 2016 election occurred in elementary and secondary schools. Special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault takes a look at how this proble...
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Charlayne Hunter-Gault, 1942- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions LLC, 2019), 8 mins
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Can 'cultural proficiency' among teachers help close student achievement gap?
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 6 mins
Racial disparity in academic achievement remains a leading problem in American education, both at the K-12 and the college levels. A number of studies show greater diversity in the teaching profession can address some of those concerns. Hari Sreenivasan has a look at a teacher training program that is aiming to in...
produced by Public Broadcasting Service (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 6 mins
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Great Big Story, Science for Every Student
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produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2018), 3 mins
Ofori Charles Antipem wears many hats—he’s an inventor, an entrepreneur and an advocate of STEM. Now, he’s bringing all his passions together, dedicating his life to bringing affordable science education to kids across Africa. The Science Set is Antipem’s creation, developed to give students access to a un...
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2018), 3 mins
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Rethinking College: Filling In This Perception Gap Can Help Low-Income Students Succeed
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produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 7 mins
For many students at LaGuardia Community College in New York, making it from the first day of school to graduation is a struggle. And they’re not alone. Part of this national problem? We don't have a good idea of who's going to college, and the ways their complex lives and extra costs can trip them up. Hari Sree...
produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 7 mins
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Should High Schools Worry About What Students Do After Graduation? This City Says Yes
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produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 6 mins
Chicago has a new plan to make sure kids pursue a college degree or have another viable career path after high school. By 2020, in order to get a diploma from Chicago public schools, a student will have to prove that they have a job, will be joining a trade school, will go on to college or join the military. Hari...
produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 6 mins
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Counting the Benefits of Teaching Math to 3 Year Olds
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presented by Judy Woodruff, 1946-; produced by NewsHour Productions; interview by Cat Wise, fl. 1997 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions), 6 mins
"In Boston public schools, 3, 4 and 5-year-olds are getting their first introduction to math. Before they walk through the kindergarten door, the “Building Blocks” curriculum is designed to encourage very young children to think and talk about math concepts throughout the days, by providing lessons through inn...
presented by Judy Woodruff, 1946-; produced by NewsHour Productions; interview by Cat Wise, fl. 1997 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions), 6 mins
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Great Big Story, Little Inventors
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produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2016), 2 mins

How can we harness the wild imaginations and inventive instincts of children to improve our lives? That’s the question Dominic Wilcox has taken on, one school at a time. The UK-based artist visits grade schools and challenges young students to channel their creativity into fun and useful inventions. Some of thos...

produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2016), 2 mins
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