Reports by John Tulenko

 

 

John D. Tulenko is a Correspondent for the PBS NewsHour and senior producer at Learning Matters, a non-profit television production company founded in 1995.

In addition to multiple awards from the Education Writers' Association, John has received two Emmy nominations for NewsHour reports: Disappearing Dropouts (2005) and Turnaround Specialist (2007). Additionally, he has received the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award in 2000 for the documentary School Sleuth. His recent work has examined literacy in the early grades, bilingual education, workforce readiness, and other subjects in education.

 

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WATCH: Cyber Schools: Virtual Innovation?

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WATCH: Cyber Schools: Virtual Innovation?

More than 200,000 K-12 students are now receiving their education online. John Tulenko investigates the complicated picture of cyber schools, from student achievement to financial models.

Feb 23rd, 2012 | 5 comments | 44,653 Views
Duration: 12:52
WATCH: Shopping For Schools In Indiana

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WATCH: Shopping For Schools In Indiana

Indiana allowed parents to choose the educational path of their children. Sounds like a good idea, right? Not so fast.

Nov 9th, 2011 | 10 comments | 31,945 Views
Duration: 10:55
WATCH: Empathy 101: A Refugee Curriculum Informs South Bronx Students

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WATCH: Empathy 101: A Refugee Curriculum Informs South Bronx Students

In a ninth-grade classroom in NYC's South Bronx, students studied refugees for several weeks -- and learned so much more than that.

Jun 16th, 2011 | 4 comments | 49,385 Views
Duration: 7:54
WATCH: An Ecologically-Minded Fashion Show In NYC

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WATCH: An Ecologically-Minded Fashion Show In NYC

A high school in New York learns about sustainability -- and their generation -- through an interesting type of fashion show.

May 23rd, 2011 | 13 comments | 29,505 Views
Duration: 2:36
WATCH: ‘Last In, First Out’ Examined In Hartford, CT

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WATCH: ‘Last In, First Out’ Examined In Hartford, CT

'Last in, first out' has caused controversy, created its own vocabulary ('bumping'), fundamentally affected teacher hiring and firing, and altered some financial debates. Here, we investigate the many sides of the law in one city.

May 9th, 2011 | 3 comments | 32,624 Views
Duration: 8:08
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