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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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One of the hottest issues in State Houses this year was Common Core. The Southern Education Desk examines why these public school standards are sti...

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