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Where We Stand: Its Schools and Characters

Meet some of the characters and schools featured in the program.

Sep 8th, 2008 | Comments

Spotlight on Ohio: Schools in the Nation’s Swing State

Why we chose Ohio to best represent the American educational experience.

Sep 8th, 2008 | Comments

The 2008 Presidential Candidates: Where Do They Stand?

Education Platforms for presidential candidates Sen. John McCain and Sen. Barack Obama.

Sep 8th, 2008 | Comments

A Nation at Risk: Are Our Schools Still in Peril?

25 years ago, the report, Nation at Risk: The Imperative For Educational Reform, came to a disturbing conclusion: our education system was falling behind the rest of the world. How have our schools fared since these wake-up calls? Are we still a nation at risk?

Sep 8th, 2008 | Comments

Message from Ron Thorpe, Vice President and Director of the Educational Resources Center at Thirteen/WNET

A message from Executive Producer of "Where We Stand."

Sep 4th, 2008 | Comments

Voices on Education: Introduction

Listen to what a few of the nation's top education experts have to say.

Sep 4th, 2008 | Comments

A Look at Rural Districts

Call it rural blight, or simply the impact of globalization - job opportunities are fast disappearing in rural Ohio. Once home to heavy industry, agriculture and mining, the Appalachian area of the state has seen many of these sectors shut down or move offshore in recent years. And where there are opportunities, an education beyond high school is often required. That's a challenge in a region with a high school completion rate of just 68 percent.

Sep 4th, 2008 | Comments

Teachers: Merit Pay

The concept and the controversy.

Sep 4th, 2008 | Comments

2008 Celebration of Teaching and Learning: Introduction

Watch excerpts from the two-day conference of educators hosted by New York Public Television.

Sep 4th, 2008 | Comments

Voices on Education: Video: Tim Magner, Director of the Office of Educational Technology at the U.S. Department of Education

On the changing role of technology in the schools

Sep 3rd, 2008 | Comments

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