Education

  • May 27, 2002  

    John Merrow, special correspondent on education, takes a final look in his series on high school science students competing in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Continue reading

  • May 20, 2002  

    Correspondent Lee Hochberg reports on a debate over advertising in public school classrooms. Continue reading

  • May 2, 2002  

    John Merrow presents the third part of his series on high school science competitions. Continue reading

  • April 10, 2002  

    Susan Dentzer reports on a federally-funded study that finds alcohol consumption and resulting accidents are responsible for approximately 1,400 college student deaths a year. The authors of the study say universities are in a “crisis” situation. Continue reading

  • April 1, 2002  

    Susan Dentzer recently sat down with Dr. Raynard Kington, acting director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, and Dr. Ralph Hingson, professor at the Social Behavioral Sciences Department and associate dean for research at Boston University School of Public Health. Continue reading

  • March 28, 2002  

    Special education correspondent John Merrow reports on testing in schools. Continue reading

  • March 22, 2002  

    Elizabeth Brackett of WTTW-Chicago reports on a new kind of physical education program aimed at helping children live healthier lives. Continue reading

  • March 19, 2002  

    Gwen Ifill talks with Jan Crawford Greenburg, Supreme Court reporter for The Chicago Tribune, about arguments regarding drug testing in schools. Continue reading

  • March 7, 2002  

    An interview with photographer Wendy Ewald, who works with children to teach them the value of photography as a vehicle for emotional expression, and for gaining heightened awareness of the world. Continue reading

  • February 27, 2002  

    The Supreme Court hears arguments on whether a potential employer can refuse to hire someone if the workplace could harm the applicant’s health. Continue reading