Reports by John Merrow

 

John Merrow is currently Education Correspondent for PBS NewsHour and President of Learning Matters. He began his career as an education reporter with National Public Radio nearly 40 years ago with the weekly series, Options in Education, for which he received the George Polk Award in 1982. In subsequent years, he expanded into broadcast television, documentaries, and print. In 2012, he became the first journalist to receive the prestigious McGraw Prize in Education.

He has received George Foster Peabody Awards for School Sleuth: The Case of An Excellent School (2000) and Beyond Borders: Personal Stories from a Small Planet (2006), Emmy nominations in 1984, 2005, and 2007, four CINE Golden Eagles, numerous awards from the Education Writers Association and more. An occasional contributor to USA Today, the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times and Education Week, he is the author of The Influence of Teachers (2011), Choosing Excellence (2001) and co-editor of Declining by Degrees (2005).

 

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‘Radio Vault’ Podcast - Religion in the Classroom

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‘Radio Vault’ Podcast - Religion in the Classroom

Father Richard John Neuhaus, President of The Institute on Religion and Public Life and Editor-in-Chief of First Things and Marc Stern, Legal Counsel for the American Jewish Congress, debate what should be the role of religion in public schools.

Jan 23rd, 2001 | Comments Off
Duration: 36:00 min
‘Radio Vault’ Podcast - A Few Good Teachers

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‘Radio Vault’ Podcast - A Few Good Teachers

School districts across the country are facing a critical shortage of teachers. What does it take to prepare a teacher for the classroom? Art Levine has some ideas.

Jan 23rd, 2001 | 0 comments
Duration: 16:30 min
‘Radio Vault’ Podcast - Affirmative Action on the Line

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‘Radio Vault’ Podcast - Affirmative Action on the Line

Nicolas Lemann, Washington correspondent for The New Yorker, gives an update on affirmative action.

Jan 17th, 2001 | 0 comments
Duration: 19:30 min
‘Radio Vault’ Podcast - All Day, All-Year School

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‘Radio Vault’ Podcast - All Day, All-Year School

Century Foundation fellow Ruy Teixeira is proposing that it's time to extend the school day and the school year.

Jan 16th, 2001 | 0 comments
Duration: 16:30 min
‘Radio Vault’ Podcast - Quality Counts 2001

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‘Radio Vault’ Podcast - Quality Counts 2001

Lynn Olson discusses how the growing emphasis on standards and testing affects the way teachers teach and students learn.

Jan 16th, 2001 | 0 comments
Duration: 15:00 min
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