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TTC Extra: Successful Anti-Sexual Assault Program

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To The Contrary
PBS


Two Canadian universities have implemented a program which successfully reduced sexual assault. The program gives self-defense and risk-awareness programs to first-year female students. Some critics fear that the program's success is only temporary because it does not address the perpetrators' behavior. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Francesca Chambers, Sam Bennett, Karin Agness Continue


Running and leaping through life at full speed

PBS NewsHour
PBS


In this video produced by young journalists in the NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs program, Justin Frevert, a parkour artist, explains how the sport has helped him overcome obstacles and embrace life’s challenges. Continue


Web Junkie: Filmmaker Interview

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POV
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Filmmaker Shosh Shlam and Hilla Medalia discuss the making of Web Junkie. Continue


Web Junkie: Family Therapy

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POV
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The clip begins with Hope, one of the boys at the treatment center, saying “I want to talk to my dad.” It ends with Hope asking the therapist, “What is reality?” Continue


Web Junkie: Disease or Social Phenomenon?

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POV
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The clip begins with one of the boys at the treatment center, Nicky, saying, “Most of us don't think we have Internet addiction. It's not a real disease. It's a social phenomenon.” It ends when Nicky says he was just getting good at the game when he “had to come to this camp.” Continue


Web Junkie: Loneliness

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The clip begins with Nicky saying, “When I feel lonely...” It ends with Professor Tao saying that Internet addiction can “evolve from a medical disorder into mental illness.” Continue


Web Junkie: Daxing Bootcamp

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The clip begins with a shot of teens playing games at an Internet cafe. It ends with teens marching and chanting at the Daxing Bootcamp at the Beijing Military Hospital. Continue


TTC Extra: White House Campout

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To The Contrary
PBS


As part of the Let's Move initiative, the First Lady hosted a group of 4th grade girl scout troops at the White House. The White House, which is a national park was also celebrating the National Park Service Centennial and Great Outdoors month. Continue


What is College For?

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Aspen Ideas Festival
PBS


At a time when traditional notions of college are under attack — in the shift to online instruction, in the emphasis on STEM fields and the denigration of the liberal arts, in the continued privatization of public higher education — it is urgent that we ask what college is supposed to be about in the first place. What happens when education is understood in purely vocational terms? Continue


The Cure for Incivility

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The Open Mind
PBS


University of Notre Dame President and member of The Commission on Presidential Debates, The Reverend John Jenkins talks about moral education and the cure for incivility in an age of entrenched partisanship. Continue


It’s in the Game

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The Open Mind
PBS


Executive Director Louise Dubé talks about how to reinvigorate civics education through virtual games for young people amidst the skepticism about politics. Continue


Entitlements; Discipline in Public Schools

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To The Contrary
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Entitlements; Lawmakers proposing restrictions to welfare. Discipline in Public Schools; Are minority girls disciplined in school more harshly than others? PANEL: Anushay Hossain, Jennifer Marshall, Danielle Moodie-Mills, and Darlene Kennedy. Continue


Web Junkie: Parents

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POV
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The clip begins with a group of boys talking after lights out: “Parents are brainwashed by psychiatrists.” It ends with one of the boys saying, “At least that's one thing I’m better at than others.” Continue


Web Junkie: Hacker's Father

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The clip begins with a therapist asking, “Are you Hacker's father?” It ends with Hacker’s father saying, “That was the most violent I was with him.” Continue


Web Junkie: The Mothers

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The clip begins with a conversation among mothers of sons at the treatment center describing their sons’ problems. It ends with one mother saying, “He changed into a different person.” Continue


Web Junkie: Electronic Heroin

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The clip begins with Professor Tao – a psychiatrist, addiction specialist, and director of the Daxing Bootcamp – saying, “Internet addiction is a critical problem among Chinese teenagers.” It ends with Professor Tao saying, “That's why we call it ‘electronic heroin.’” Continue


Food Security

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To The Contrary
PBS


Part I: The threats to our food supply, including illness and environmental factors. PANEL: Danielle Moodie-Mills, Amber Smith, Rina Shah, Debra Carnahan. Part II: The transportation of goods. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Norton Holmes, Karin Agness, Erin Matson, Clara Del Villar Continue


Deep Dive: Is Math Important?

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Aspen Ideas Festival
PBS


Math is not just the language of numbers. It is also not just a subject for school children. What math, if any is important for adults? Where does America stand in the world in math and how can we improve? Is it the teaching? What kind of preparation do our youth need to succeed? What do we know about other kids in the world and how they perform — and why? Continue


Immigration: Language

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Local, USA
PBS


Language creates barriers & opportunities for refugees & immigrants in Tennessee, from a mobile ESL classroom to Spanish-language newspapers to “English Only” laws. Featuring "Community," which explores the challenges associated with Nashville's increasing multi-culturalism and celebrates the rewards stemming from that diversity, and "Hablamos Español," a profile of Nashville's Hispanic community. Continue


State of the World's Fathers; HeForShe; #TheNew10

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To The Contrary
PBS


State of the World's Fathers: This Father's Day, we take a look at a report on how fatherhood is evolving, along with a panel made up of fathers. HeForShe: The progress of the UN's campaign to get men involved in gender equality. #TheNew10: Women will start appearing on $10 bills in 2020. PANEL: Joseph Jones, Christopher Johnson, David Martosko, Colbert King Continue


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