KERA

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KERA 13 and KERA 90.1 are the public radio and television stations for North Texas, touching the lives of 3.2 million viewers and listeners every week.

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Caption: Desmond Davis, Credit: Ginny Martin
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For many teens, graduating from high school is tough enough. Try doing all that reading, homework and studying when you don't have a place to live. Meet some of these students in North Texas - and the people who are helping them out.

  • From: KERA
  • Updated: Jul 02, 2015
Caption: Senior Walk, Credit: Duncanville High School Archives
6 Pieces

Public schools in North Texas have experienced several demographic shifts over the past half-century. From integration and white flight to immigration and charter schools, the educational landscape has been reshaped.

  • From: KERA
  • Updated: Feb 24, 2017
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In a series called "The First Week," KERA reporters listened in on conversations students, parents, educators and police officers engaged in after a summer of racial turmoil in the U.S. and police shootings in Dallas.

  • From: KERA
  • Updated: Dec 07, 2016
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13 Pieces

Five years ago, we met a group of North Texas eighth graders from different schools with different lives. As senior year winds down, we check in with members of the Class of 2017 before they graduate.

  • From: KERA
  • Updated: Aug 09, 2017
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In Texas, one in three children has a parent who's an immigrant -- or they're immigrants themselves. They have to learn a new language, adapt to a different culture and try to fit into a community that may not embrace newcomers. KERA's Stella M. Chavez follows these first-generation Texans and the educators weaving them into the American tapestry. It's all part of KERA's American Graduate initiative.The series includes a one-hour radio special with Ms. Chavez, hosted by KERA's Krys Boyd.

  • From: KERA
  • Updated: Apr 13, 2015
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42 Pieces

Charting the journey from childhood to graduation

  • From: KERA
  • Updated: Dec 08, 2016
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10 Pieces

Students from high schools across North Texas are featured in a new series, KERA Yearbook: An American Graduate Project. These stories cover a variety of topics including: testing, bullying, financial aid, truancy, sports, etc.

  • From: KERA
  • Updated: Apr 20, 2015
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6 Pieces

A series of 6 one-hour interviews with internationally acclaimed authors

  • From: KERA
  • Updated: Apr 11, 2006

Latest Pieces

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The personal price we can pay at holiday time for our political opinions.

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  • Added: Dec 19, 2007
  • Length: 03:07
  • Purchases: 1
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Lessons from past history to avoid in dealing with the sub-prime mortgage crisis.

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  • Added: Dec 19, 2007
  • Length: 02:56
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Thoughtful commentary about the symbolic role of lights at Christmas

  • Added: Dec 19, 2007
  • Length: 03:30
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On the 25th anniversary of the state's resuming use of the death penalty, why Texas should end its use of capital punishment.

  • Added: Dec 07, 2007
  • Length: 03:17
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On the 25th anniversary of Texas resuming use of the death penalty, why it remains a necessary form of punishment.

  • Added: Dec 07, 2007
  • Length: 03:03
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Reaction to controversy at a Texas high school over teaching of "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn".

  • Added: Nov 30, 2007
  • Length: 03:07
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Appeal to participants in presidential debates to start substantive discussion of issues of real importance to citizens.

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  • Added: Nov 29, 2007
  • Length: 03:36
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Thoughts on a proprosal in Congress to fund bridge repairs across the U.S.

  • Added: Nov 20, 2007
  • Length: 03:08
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Why Hughes couldn't succeed as Undersecretary of State despite her best efforts.

  • Added: Nov 20, 2007
  • Length: 03:07
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Maintaining a positive attitude amid struggling with breast cancer

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  • Added: Nov 20, 2007
  • Length: 03:12
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