Education

Carolyn See: "Making a Literary Life" (Random House)

October 4, 2002

Novelist and book reviewer Carolyn See shares advice for aspiring authors.

Foreign Students

September 26, 2002

As the academic year gets underway, universities and other research institutions around the US are working around tighter restrictions on visas for foreign students, and the kinds of projects these students can work on. Diane and her...

Caroline Kennedy: "Profiles in Courage for Our Time" (Hyperion) (Rebroadcast)

July 5, 2002

In 1957, then-Senator John F. Kennedy won the Pulitzer Prize for his book Profiles in Courage. Daughter Caroline Kennedy joins Diane to talk about the new volume she's edited about past recipients of the John F. Kennedy Library...

School Vouchers Ruling

July 1, 2002

A panel talks about the Supreme Court's ruling to uphold an Ohio school voucher program and what it means for the future of education and the separation of church and state.

Secretary Roderick Paige

June 19, 2002

Diane interviews the Secretary of Education about the "No Child Left Behind" act, school choice, charter schools, standardized testing, and more.

Caroline Kennedy: "Profiles in Courage for Our Time" (Hyperion)

May 8, 2002

In 1957, then-Senator John F. Kennedy won the Pulitzer Prize for his book Profiles in Courage. Daughter Caroline Kennedy joins Diane to talk about the new volume she's edited about past recipients of the John F. Kennedy Library...

Alcohol on College Campuses

April 11, 2002

A new study shows that about 1,400 students die, and hundreds of thousands are injured or assaulted annually, in alcohol-related incidents. A panel talks about these results and what public health experts think about how best to address...

Socioeconomic Desegregation

March 21, 2002

A panel talks about the legal, political, and practical reasons behind--and the likely consequences of--San Francisco's switch from racial integration to a socioeconomically-based desegregation plan for its schools.

Plagiarism

February 21, 2002

A panel talks about the difference between sloppiness and deliberate deceit in schoolwork, how high school and middle school teachers are catching Internet plagiarizers, and the significance of high-profile cases of plagiarism among...

Education Policy

January 10, 2002

Education experts disagree on whether the bipartisan $26 billion "Leave No Child Behind" Act signed by the President this week will improve K through 12 education over the long haul. A panel talks about the new federal policy: how...

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