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PBS NewsHour, Should High Schools Worry About What Students Do After Graduation? This City Says Yes
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produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour (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, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 6 mins
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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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PBS NewsHour, How Faculty Mentors Can Help First-Generation Students Succeed
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produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour (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, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 6 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Math Wiz Adds Web Tools to Take Education to New Limits February 22, 2010
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presented by Spencer Michels, fl. 1983; produced by Public Broadcasting Service, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2010), 6 mins
From a bedroom in the San Francisco Bay area, Salman Khan is using the Web to teach math and science to millions. Spencer Michels reports on how the non-profit Khan Academy is providing educational materials through its free YouTube video library.
presented by Spencer Michels, fl. 1983; produced by Public Broadcasting Service, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2010), 6 mins
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PBS NewsHour, 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, in PBS NewsHour (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, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions), 6 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Feb 6, 2019, How This Thai Educational Movement Empowers Rural Students
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produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour, Feb 6, 2019 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
More and more in Thailand, rural students learn in traditional classrooms, but with an emphasis on hands-on activities. The idea is to empower young villagers to bring economic development to their communities, as well as learn leadership, empathy and compassion. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro returns to...
produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour, Feb 6, 2019 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
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PBS NewsHour, The Next Generation of African-American Doctors Finds Success and Support at this University
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produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 6 mins
Xavier University, a small, historically black college in New Orleans, manages to graduate more African Americans who go on to become medical doctors than any other undergraduate institution in the country -- a fact that's even more striking given a drop in black males applying to medical schools. In our series Re...
produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 6 mins
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