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Podcast - “A Big Change in My Life”: Learning ESL in NYC

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Podcast - “A Big Change in My Life”: Learning ESL in NYC

In an ESL class - English as a Second Language - everyone is new to the country. They're learning a new language and new customs. But what's it like to learn English in a class where everyone - except you - speaks Spanish?

Aug 2nd, 2010 | 1 comment
Duration: 6:49 min
From the Archives: An Interview with Frank McCourt

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From the Archives: An Interview with Frank McCourt

Frank McCourt taught for 27 years in New York City public schools. He had a lot to share about his experience.

Jul 20th, 2009 | 1 comment
Duration: 35:00 min
Podcast - American Debt Culture

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Podcast - American Debt Culture

Pat Callan, President of Nat'l Center Public Policy and Higher Education, talks about how fewer families will be able to afford to send their children to college.

Dec 16th, 2008 | 0 comments
Duration: 9:18 min
Podcast - Gay Rights in the Classroom

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Podcast - Gay Rights in the Classroom

It's 2008 and the campaign for Proposition 8 in California was heated and costly. In 1976 the same debate was going on. What's changed? What hasn't?

Oct 21st, 2008 | 0 comments
Duration: 6:45 min
Podcast - Violence in the Media

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Podcast - Violence in the Media

Does watching a violent movie increase the likelihood that a child will herself become violent? Pulitzer Prize winning author Richard Rhodes shares his thoughts.

Jun 25th, 2007 | 0 comments
Duration: 21:39 min
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