Education

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.

Taking on Childhood Obesity

February 11, 2010

One out of three American children is overweight or obese. Details of First Lady Michelle Obama's new initiative to improve the way American children eat and play.

Why Good Kids Sometimes Are Cruel

January 11, 2010

Why good kids sometimes act cruelly. A psychologist and a school principal explain the importance of the pre-teen years in heading off mean behavior. They offer strategies for kids, parents and teachers to deal with teasing, bullying and...

Scott G. Eberle: "Classic Toys"

December 23, 2009

Classic toys and the importance of play

NEH Chairman James Leach

December 7, 2009

The Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities takes aim at the culture wars. Former Republican Congressman Jim Leach describes his a fifty-state civility tour as part of a new "Bridging Cultures" initiative.

News Roundup - Hour 1

December 4, 2009

President Obama shifts U.S. strategy in Afghanistan. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke gets grilled on Capitol Hill. And same-sex marriage is voted out in New York but in in D.C. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the...

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