EducateAuthor: APM Reports
26 Jun 2017

Educate

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From APM Reports, the Educate podcast is a program about ideas and research in education.

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    When a diploma means more than just 'seat time'

    A state law says Maine high school students have to prove they have mastered specific skills in order to get a diploma.

  • Posted on 26 Jun 2017

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    College is a leap of faith - and funds - for first-generation students

    At a public charter school in Boston, students spend years preparing to go to college. But paying for it is another story.

  • Posted on 12 Jun 2017

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    'All they wanted to do was get an education'

    Thirty-five years ago, four immigrant families won a landmark Supreme Court case that protects the rights of children in the United States to attend public schools, whether they have papers or not.

  • Posted on 30 May 2017

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    Making room for poor kids at rich schools

    A new study shows selective colleges could bring in many more talented low-income students. So why don't they?

  • Posted on 16 May 2017

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    A public school that's just for immigrants

    English learners are the least likely to graduate from high school when compared to other groups of students. There's a new high school in Bowling Green, Kentucky, that's trying to help new immigrant students beat the odds.

  • Posted on 02 May 2017

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