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WATCH: Growing Up In The City

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WATCH: Growing Up In The City

In this three-part series, host John Merrow takes you on an engaging and honest journey inside these young adolescent's lives, who differ in race, gender, and ethnic background.

Apr 26th, 1999 | 0 comments | 4,957 Views
Duration: 56 mins
WATCH: Toughest Job in America

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WATCH: Toughest Job in America

This gripping story follows Philadelphia superintendent David Hornbeck's six year battle against an entrenched bureaucracy, a stubborn union, hostile politicians, budget deficits, and more.

Mar 15th, 1999 | 3 comments | 10,370 Views
Duration: 56 mins
WATCH: Lost in Translation - Latinos, Schools & Society

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WATCH: Lost in Translation - Latinos, Schools & Society

30% of Latino youth drop out or never enroll in school, and the language barrier is one of many factors contributing to this high rate. Understanding and speaking English is generally considered the key to success, but what is the best way to learn?

Oct 1st, 1998 | 0 comments | 3,184 Views
Duration: 56 min
WATCH: School Crusade — A Tale of Urban School Reform

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WATCH: School Crusade — A Tale of Urban School Reform

In 1994, Philadelphia was one of the worst school districts in the United States. Looking for a radical change, the city hired an untested superintendent, David Hornbeck. But Hornbeck's dream and the reality turned out to be two different things.

Sep 15th, 1997 | 0 comments | 6,942 Views
Duration: 56 mins
WATCH: Elementary Confusion

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WATCH: Elementary Confusion

American education seems to lack both national standards and common sense. This program follows up on two schools previously featured in "Early Learning."

Sep 15th, 1997 | 1 comment | 4,537 Views
Duration: 56 mins
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