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  • From: WBHM
  • Updated: Jun 26, 2006
Caption: In addition to balancing academics and athletics, college athletes also face the challenge of injury on the field of play, like this Gardner-Webb soccer player in a game at UAB., Credit: Dan Carsen
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A look at the challenges of athletics and academics for individuals at NCAA Division I schools and those who hope to be D1 athletes in the future.

  • From: WBHM
  • Updated: Dec 15, 2016
Caption: Amy Jeffries, Credit: Al Barone recruits in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for UP Elementary
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Charter schools are changing American education. Some say the change is for better, and others say it's worse. This series looks at the charter schools movement in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee.

  • From: WBHM
  • Updated: Dec 15, 2016
Caption: Central Park School for Children in Durham, NC, is currently the only charter school in the state that holds a weighted lottery that prioritizes low-income families. Last year, 12 of the new 42 kindergarten students entered the school through the economic, Credit: Reema Khrais, WUNC
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The Southern Education Desk takes an in-depth look at school choice in a region where major battles for equal access to education have been fought. Today, parents and educators look at options to eliminate achievement gaps and give students the same opportunities to learn, regardless of their zip code, race, ethnicity or station in life. How does does school choice work? Does it benefit students, teachers and school systems? This series explores the issues. It works well during National School Choice Week, which starts January 24-30, or it can be used at anytime.

  • From: WBHM
  • Updated: Dec 15, 2016
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What happens when summer becomes a season of learning for youths instead of just a time to disconnect from school? This series explores a variety of initiatives designed to keep youths engaged in learning over the summer.

  • From: WBHM
  • Updated: Dec 15, 2016
Caption: History Professor John Neff, director of the Center for Civil War Research at the University of Mississippi, reading from the plinth erected in the center of the Confederate cemetery on the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) campus. , Credit: Sandra Knispel, Mississippi Public Broadcasting
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Reporters throughout the South explore teaching the South's past and culture in the classroom.

  • From: WBHM
  • Updated: Dec 15, 2016

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The NCAA is raising the bar for want-a-be college athletes. Here's how some schools and athletes are handling it.

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2015
  • Length: 03:38
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Caption: Soccer players take to the field at UAB, Credit: Dan Carsen
A look at the balance between academics and athletics for college student-athletes.

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2015
  • Length: 03:47
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Caption: Students at ReImagine Prep in Jackson, Mississippi, read books on their way to class, Credit: Paul Boger
This piece by Paul Boger of Mississippi Public Broadcasting for the Southern Education Desk looks at what's ahead in Mississippi and Alabama with c...

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  • Added: Aug 20, 2015
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Caption: Crossroads Academy, Credit: Crossroads Academy
A look at the challenges of Florida, Georgia and Tennessee in paying for charter schools.

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  • Added: Aug 19, 2015
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Caption: Al Barone recruits students in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for Up Elementary     , Credit: Amy Jeffries
Charter Schools must get parent buy in to get students enrolled. This story looks at how its done in Baton Rouge, LA.

  • Added: Aug 18, 2015
  • Length: 03:17
Caption: Scholars dance out to the beat of “Uptown Funk – Bell Edition.” The YMCA of Greater Montgomery Power Scholars Academy Culmination Ceremony was held Friday, July 10, in the auditorium of Carver Elementary School in Montgomery, Credit: Shannon Heupel/Montgomery Advertiser
National education leaders are trumpeting recent increases in high school graduation rates, yet about 20 percent of kids still dropout before compl...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 04:06
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Remember when you could get a job with just a high school diploma? By 2020, it’s projected that 65 percent of jobs will require a diploma, AND, hig...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 04:40
Caption: A view from the balcony: the Young Musicians Camp ensemble plays everything from classical to “All About That Bass” at the University of Montevallo. , Credit: Dan Carsen
Fewer reading materials in the home. Less access to camps or museums. Those are some of the reasons “summer learning loss” disproportionately affe...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 04:44
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Over the last 2 years, there has been a lot of debate surrounding the Common Core standards throughout the country. But sometimes, all the politica...

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  • Added: Jun 18, 2015
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Common Core Education Standards have been controversial since their adoption nearly half-a-decade ago. Some states have tried re-branding Common Co...

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