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Great Big Story, 160 Million Pieces of History
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produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2017), 4 mins
With over 160 million items, the Library of Congress is the largest library in the world. But this impressive collection features more than books. Catalogued within the library’s dozens of special collections are rare manuscripts, maps, photographs, sheet music and even artwork. Highlights include: the oldest kn...
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2017), 4 mins
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How This Community College Is Preparing Students For Careers In Aviation
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presented by Cat Wise, fl. 1997 (NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
According to Boeing, 800,000 new pilots will be needed worldwide over the next 20 years. In Bend, Oregon, a community college is preparing students to resolve this critical need -- and cultivate their own career success. Special correspondent Cat Wise reports.
presented by Cat Wise, fl. 1997 (NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
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How This Thai Educational Movement Empowers Rural Students
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produced by NewsHour Productions (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 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
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Many college students struggle to pass remedial math. Do they need to?
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
Colleges created remedial education classes to ensure students were sufficiently prepared for more advanced material. But increasingly, there’s a sense that remedial courses are hurting the prospects of the students they are intended to help. As a result, some California colleges and high schools are rethinking...
produced by Public Broadcasting Service (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
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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 (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 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2010), 6 mins
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Great Big Story, Be The Generation to Take Action for Education
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produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2018), 3 mins
Each year, over one-fifth of Bangladesh suffers from flooding. And when water overtakes already struggling roads, much of life is put on hold—including kids’ education. But if children can’t travel to the classroom, architect and entrepreneur Mohammed Rezwan thought, why not have it travel to them? Welcome a...
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2018), 3 mins
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How A Classroom On Wheels Is Expanding Access To Early Education
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produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 6 mins
Although preschool can provide children with a vital foundation for success later in life, only 43 percent of four-year-olds nationwide have access to public preschool. The rate varies widely, with no options available in some rural and low-income areas, sometimes called "childcare deserts." But a community ou...
produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 6 mins
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How Wyoming manages to keep its rural schools open
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 5 mins
The one-room schoolhouse may seem like a distant memory from U.S. history, but about 200 of them still exist today, including Wyoming’s tiny Valley Elementary School. It has only six students, but in Wyoming, education funding is redistributed so that students can have access to similar resources, no matter how...
produced by Public Broadcasting Service (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 5 mins
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The Next Generation of African-American Doctors Finds Success and Support at this University
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produced by NewsHour Productions (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 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 6 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Aug 27, 2019, Managing School Stress By Bringing Yoga Into The Classroom
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produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour, Aug 27, 2019 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 3 mins
The back-to-school period can mean a stressful transition for students, parents and teachers alike. To help them manage that anxiety, the nonprofit program Y.O.G.A. for Youth is bringing techniques for mindfulness and relaxation to the classroom. Damien Henson of Student Reporting Labs has the story.
produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour, Aug 27, 2019 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 3 mins
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