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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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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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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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Vice President of Education and Programs, Tiger Woods Foundation
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produced by CandidCareer.com (Annapolis, MD: CandidCareer.com, 2016), 2 mins
Katherine is the Vice President of Education and Programs at the Tiger Woods Foundation. In charge of all programatic efforts from the foundation, Katherine oversees both the Earl Woods Scholarship and the Tiger Woods Learning Center, an after school program aimed at helping children find a career path.
produced by CandidCareer.com (Annapolis, MD: CandidCareer.com, 2016), 2 mins
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Roots and Branches, Episode 2, A conversation with Dr. Helen Carr (Dr. Helen Benjamin)
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directed by Eve A. Ma, 1943-; produced by Eve A. Ma, 1943-, Palomino Productions; interview by Eve A. Ma, 1943-, in Roots and Branches, Episode 2 (Berkeley, CA: Palomino Productions, 2014), 27 mins
Part of the "Roots & Branches" series, in this episode, host Eve A. Ma interviews Dr. Helen Carr Benjamin (called Dr. Helen Carr at the time of the interview). Dr. Carr Benjamin is chancellor of the Contra Costa County Community College District in northern California's Contra Costa County.
directed by Eve A. Ma, 1943-; produced by Eve A. Ma, 1943-, Palomino Productions; interview by Eve A. Ma, 1943-, in Roots and Branches, Episode 2 (Berkeley, CA: Palomino Productions, 2014), 27 mins
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More Time to Teach, Building Community in a Challenging Classroom
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produced by REM Video & Event Company, in More Time to Teach (Balsam Lake, WI: Childsense, 2013), 21 mins
Research has shown that students have higher achievement scores in classrooms where everyone feels accepted, valued and safe. Developing a unified classroom community, however, is complex. When classrooms experience challenges, teachers need to recognize how their responses affect the community. Teachers can devel...
produced by REM Video & Event Company, in More Time to Teach (Balsam Lake, WI: Childsense, 2013), 21 mins
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Standardized Lies, Money & Civil Rights: How Testing is Ruining Public Education
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directed by James D. Del Conte, fl. 2012 and Daniel Hornberger, fl. 2010; produced by Daniel Hornberger, fl. 2010, Rockfish Productions (Reading, PA: Rockfish Productions, 2013), 1 hour 15 mins
Standardized Lies, Money & Civil Rights: How Testing is Ruining Public Education exposes the standardized testing industry and how it negatively affects public education. Parents of public school children must see this film since it addresses the dangers of high-stakes tests, dispels the mythology of the achieveme...
directed by James D. Del Conte, fl. 2012 and Daniel Hornberger, fl. 2010; produced by Daniel Hornberger, fl. 2010, Rockfish Productions (Reading, PA: Rockfish Productions, 2013), 1 hour 15 mins
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We the Parents
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directed by James Takata, fl. 1998-2015; produced by Jennifer Welsh Takata, fl. 2013 and James Takata, fl. 1998-2015 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 1 hour 1 mins,
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Public education has been an American value since before the Revolution, and it has, to put it mildly, weathered its share of storms. While the decentralized nature of our schools has allowed flexibility, creativity, and reform to take hold more swiftly than in other cultures, it has also allowed great inequities...
directed by James Takata, fl. 1998-2015; produced by Jennifer Welsh Takata, fl. 2013 and James Takata, fl. 1998-2015 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 1 hour 1 mins,
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More Time to Teach, Working with Challenging Parents
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produced by REM Video & Event Company, in More Time to Teach (Balsam Lake, WI: Childsense, 2011), 22 mins
When teachers are challenged by parents, their responses can become defensive, dismissive or divisive. This only seems to cause situations to get worse. WORKING WITH CHALLENGING PARENTS gives teachers the skills to respond to challenging parents in a confident manner that builds relationships. Designed for general...
produced by REM Video & Event Company, in More Time to Teach (Balsam Lake, WI: Childsense, 2011), 22 mins
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A Quiet Revolution: Singapore's World Class Educational System
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directed by Jay Soo and Tim Baney; produced by Shane Tan and Daphne Glover Ferrier (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 49 mins
Many say Singapore has the best education system in the world. This film shows how this system has produced such amazing results and how it differs from the educational philosophy as practiced here in the United States.
 The system acknowledges that not everyone is “college material” and steers students into...
directed by Jay Soo and Tim Baney; produced by Shane Tan and Daphne Glover Ferrier (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 49 mins
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