New nationwide statistics show a rise in high school graduation rates, but there is still significant disparity between school districts in different parts of the country. Margaret Warner talks to the report’s co-author, John Bridgeland, about what the findings mean. Continue reading
In the latest in a series on health reform, Betty Ann Bowser reports from California on what’s being done to inspire medical students to address a shortage of primary care doctors. Continue reading
Judy Woodruff speaks to former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor about her efforts to improve literacy for students, judicial elections and the new makeup of the court. Continue reading
Special correspondent Lee Hochberg reports from Seattle on the rising homelessness for school-age children and the challenges that faces public schools trying to accommodate them. Continue reading
Special correspondent John Tulenko examines some of the challenges minorities face in college and a program that concentrates on helping them complete a degree. Continue reading
Tennessee is experimenting with giving a bonus to teachers whose students perform well. This comes as the Obama administration presses similar education reform efforts in other states. John Tulenko of Learning Matters Television reports. Continue reading
Teachers in the District of Columbia are being reevaluated. Special correspondent John Merrow looks at a new test for teachers in the Washington, D.C. school district as part of his ongoing reporting on education. Continue reading
Tuesday on the NewsHour, Jeffrey Brown goes to Indiana to talk to the curators, artists and patrons involved in the transformation at the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
When New York filmmaker Annie Nocenti became the first teacher at Cine Institute, Haiti’s only film school, two years ago, she was excited to see what her students would capture. Last Tuesday, her students faced their most challenging test when a powerful earthquake ravaged the island.