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Time for School Series: Article: Who’s Being Left Behind?

The U.N. Millennium Development Goals call for universal primary education by 2015. But around the world, minorities are being left behind.

Jan 1st, 2010

Time for School Series: Video: Pen Pals

Pen pals from Long Island, NY and Nairobi, Kenya exchange video messages about school, family and their hopes for the future.

Jan 1st, 2010

Time for School Series: Live Discussion on Global Education

Join a live online discussion with the film's producers and global education experts Thursday, September 10th at 12:00 noon.

Jan 1st, 2010

World Links: Obama Addresses U.N., Co-Ed University Opens in Saudi Arabia

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Sep 23rd, 2009

Time for School Series: Introduction

(September 2 & 9, 2009) WIDE ANGLE’s award-winning 12-year documentary project, Time for School, follows seven children from seven countries who are struggling to achieve a basic education.

Sep 21st, 2009

Time for School Series: How You Can Help

WIDE ANGLE viewers often ask what they can do to help. Here is a short list of organizations working to promote education in the countries featured in Time for School.

Sep 21st, 2009

Time for School Series: Interview: Angelique Kidjo

Read the complete transcript of Aaron Brown's interview with Angelique Kidjo.

Sep 9th, 2009

Time for School Series: Filmmaker Notes

The filmmakers talk about their experiences meeting the children and following their stories.

Sep 9th, 2009

Time for School Series: Slideshow: Through the Years

This slideshow shows the kids from Time for School through the years, as they’ve grown into teenagers, and some cases, have had to take on very adult responsibilities.

Sep 2nd, 2009

Time for School Series: Preview: Time for School 3

Watch a preview of Time for School 3, the third part of WIDE ANGLE's 12-year series on global education.

Aug 20th, 2009

Brazil in Black and White: Video Segment 4

The University of Brasilia's affirmative action process is about to enter a crucial week. Students who have identified themselves as Afro-Brazilian must pose for a photograph that will be evaluated by a secret committee. This panel will try to determine whether students look "black enough" to qualify for the quota system.

Jun 1st, 2009

Brazil in Black and White: Video Segment 2

Iolanda dos Santos and her family moved to Brasilia from a poor region of northeast Brazil. She is currently undecided whether or not she should apply to the university under the racial quota system.

Jun 1st, 2009

Brazil in Black and White: Discussion Guide Introduction

Brazil has long presented itself as a "racial democracy" but deep disparities in income, education and employment have finally prompted a campaign for equal treatment for Afro-Brazilians. Brazil in Black and White captures a unique moment as a nation looks in the mirror.

Jun 1st, 2009

Brazil in Black and White: Discrimination and Affirmative Action in Brazil

by Edward Telles. In 2001, on the heels of the United Nations Conference on Racism in Durban, South Africa, several Brazilian institutions established race-based affirmative action for the first time ever in that country.

Jun 1st, 2009

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