Education

Former Astronaut Sally Ride

Former Astronaut Sally Ride

July 27, 2010

Astronaut Sally Ride was the first American woman in space. Today she is on a new mission: to make science cool for kids – especially girls. How she plans to encourage students to prepare for careers in science, technology, engineering...

Childhood Hunger in the United States

Childhood Hunger in the United States

July 22, 2010

One in four American children do not have enough to eat and that number is on the rise. President Obama pledged to end childhood hunger in the U.S. by 2015. A discussion about how new private and public partnerships might help eliminate...

The Changing Role of Public Libraries

The Changing Role of Public Libraries

June 28, 2010

Americans are turning to public libraries in record numbers for free access to resources, but many states have cut their funding. The challenges and changing roles for U.S. libraries.

Setback in the Fight Against AIDS

Setback in the Fight Against AIDS

May 18, 2010

The global war against AIDS and why some see a new crisis on the horizon.

Abusive Relationships Among Teens and Young Adults

Abusive Relationships Among Teens and Young Adults

May 10, 2010

Dating violence among teens and young adults.

Student Loan Overhaul

Student Loan Overhaul

March 30, 2010

Revamping student loan programs.

Jobless and Looking

Jobless and Looking

March 18, 2010

The struggle to find work when jobs are scarce.

Diane Ravitch: "The Death and Life of the Great American School System"

March 11, 2010

Award-winning author Diane Ravitch discusses her career in education reform. The former assistant secretary of education explains her radical change of heart about how to renew public education and why our current approach is not working.

The Medical Dilemma of Childhood Strokes

February 22, 2010

Strokes don't just affect the old - they are the sixth leading cause of death in children and infants. The story of a family whose seven-year-old son survived a stroke...and a look at the medical and rehabilitation treatments available.

The Latest on Aspergers and Autism

February 16, 2010

A move to include Aspergers within the definition of autism has raised concerns of families, physicians, educators and insurance companies. The latest on our understanding of Aspergers syndrome.

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