Learning Matters on PBS NewsHour

Subscribe subscribe what's this
WATCH: Do Charter Schools Help or Hurt? A Divided Black Community

Watch and join the discussion!

WATCH: Do Charter Schools Help or Hurt? A Divided Black Community

Charter schools are viewed as a lifeline by many parents. But the nation's oldest civil rights organization, the NAACP, has long been concerned about charters, and is now calling for a moratorium on these independently managed public schools.

Nov 29th, 2016 | 0 comments | 151 Views
Duration: 8:22 min
WATCH: Using America’s National Parks as Classrooms

Watch and join the discussion!

WATCH: Using America’s National Parks as Classrooms

America's national parks have been called the country's "largest classroom," in part because they provide millions of hours in free educational programming every year.

Nov 22nd, 2016 | 0 comments | 110 Views
Duration: 7:10 min
WATCH: California Schools to Decide How Schools Teach English-Learners

Watch and join the discussion!

WATCH: California Schools to Decide How Schools Teach English-Learners

In California, nearly 1 in every 4 children don't speak English fluently. On Election Day, the state's voters will decide whether to overturn a longstanding policy of teaching these children in English-only classrooms, or whether to embrace bilingual forms of teaching.

Nov 1st, 2016 | 0 comments | 218 Views
WATCH:  If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Join ‘Em: Teachers Run for Office in Oklahoma

Watch and join the discussion!

WATCH: If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Join ‘Em: Teachers Run for Office in Oklahoma

Upset about state budget cuts, a record number of Oklahoma teachers are running for state legislature positions this election season. What do they hope to achieve?

Oct 4th, 2016 | 0 comments | 689 Views
Duration: 8:07 min
WATCH: Bridging the Cultural Divide Between Teachers and Students

Watch and join the discussion!

WATCH: Bridging the Cultural Divide Between Teachers and Students

While the student population in America's public schools becomes increasingly diverse, the nation's teaching force remains predominantly white. STEP-UP, a month-long intensive fellowship in Chicago, seeks to teach cultural competency through immersion.

Aug 30th, 2016 | 0 comments | 991 Views
Duration: 8:43 min
Facebook Twitter Google Plus Youtube
Join Our Mailing List
Email: