Education

NPR Series: The Truth About America's Graduation Rate

On-Demand

The national graduation rate is at an all-time high — 81 percent. What's the story behind that 81 percent?

Beyond the Classroom-Local, USA

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 9:00pm

Race to Nowhere features the heartbreaking stories of students pushed to the brink by over-scheduling, over-testing and the relentless pressure to achieve. 

Central Standard: On Education: On-Demand

On-Demand

Central Standard is a series of short documentaries that show that follow five Chicago students in and out of school as they prepare for high school. Watch On-Demand

The Rule

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 9:30am

The Rule tells a rare story of success. In Newark, New Jersey, where the average high school graduation rate is abysmal, St. Benedict's Prep is the exception - with a near 100 percent college acceptance rate. (3 Re-airs)

GoPublic: A Day in the Life of An American School District

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 2:00pm

GO PUBLIC: A Day in the Life of an American School District is a 90-minute video document of a single day in an urban public school district, from sun up to long after sundown. 

Race To Nowhere

Thu, 06/04/2015 - 6:00pm

Race to Nowhere features the heartbreaking stories of students pushed to the brink by over-scheduling, over-testing and the relentless pressure to achieve. 

Facing Forward: A Student's Story On-Demand

On-Demand

 Facing Forward: A Student's Story follows the experiences of a struggling seventh-grade student at a rigorous charter school in Cleveland are chronicled. Watch On-Demand.

Facing Forward: A Student's Story

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 11:00am

 Facing Forward: A Student's Story follows the experiences of a struggling seventh-grade student at a rigorous charter school in Cleveland are chronicled. (Airing & Re-air schedule)

America Reframed: Endless Abilities On-Demand

On-Demand

From rehabilitation patients to Paralympic athletes, Endless Abilities captures the reality of broken boundaries and common goals among all who are active.

America ReFramed: Endless Abilities demonstrates that sports really are the great equalizer, unifying people of all abilities on a level playing field.

Is School Enough? On-Demand

On-Demand

Is School Enough? documents vivid examples of where new modes of learning and engagement are taking hold and flourishing. Watch On-Demand

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