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All Posts Tagged With: "Schools"

Teachers: Segment Two from Full Episode

Everyone agrees that teachers are the single most important factor in student performance. But what makes a great teacher? And how do we best recruit, retain and reward them?

Sep 8th, 2008 | 15 comments

Achievement: Segment Three from Full Episode

The education system is a national and state economic crisis. Future graduates will not be able to compete for jobs in our global economy. Are alternative schools the answer?

Sep 8th, 2008 | 7 comments

Testing: No Child Left Behind: Segment Four from Full Episode

NCLB has dramatically changed the landscape of our schools. Due to be reauthorized next year, it's likely to top the agenda of the next President. What is its future?

Sep 8th, 2008 | 10 comments

Finance: Segment Five from Full Episode

School finance is one of the most vigorously debated issues in education reform. One of the key questions: should the federal government pump more money into America's schools?

Sep 8th, 2008 | 7 comments

Where We Stand: Its Schools and Characters

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

Sep 8th, 2008 | 3 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 | 1 comment

Globalization: Finland: What’s the Secret to Its Success?

Why, and how, Finnish students consistently rank so high on international tests.

Sep 5th, 2008 | 5 comments

Finance: How Do We Fund Our Schools?

The nuts and bolts of school finance.

Sep 5th, 2008 | 4 comments

Geoffrey Canada & The Harlem Children’s Zone

A look inside one of the country's most ambitious educational experiments.

Sep 4th, 2008 | 3 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 | 0 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 | 0 comments

Teachers: TAP: Teacher Advancement Program

A profile of the program, which we feature in the documentary, and updates on any similar initiatives across the country.

Sep 4th, 2008 | 1 comment
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