WAMU

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WAMU 88.5 FM is the leading public radio station for NPR news and information in the greater Washington D.C. area. It is member-supported, professionally-staffed, and licensed to American University. Since 1961, WAMU has provided programming to a growing audience that now totals more than 450,000 listeners in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.

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Hosted by Lee Michael Demsey [http://bluegrasscountry.org/about/hosts/lee-michael-demsey/]

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 31, 2009
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1 Piece

Every year more than one million students fail to graduate from high school on time. But we rarely explore what happens next. What are these students’ lives like 10, 20, even 40 years after they leave the classroom? Do they ever get a second chance?

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Sep 19, 2013
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6 Pieces

Latitudes takes you into the lives of everyday people around the world to hear stories that engage the intellect, the conscience and the imagination. It's currently a four-part series, which can be aired as stand alone programs.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 12, 2012
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2 Pieces

WAMU's Bluegrass Country asks some of the finest musicians in bluegrass music what they are listening to and how it influences their own music.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Sep 15, 2009
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54 Pieces

WAMU's Bluegrass Country presents a series of tips from some of the finest musicians in bluegrass music.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: May 05, 2009
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10 Pieces

Hosted by Hubie King [http://bluegrasscountry.org/about/hosts/hubie-king/]

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 31, 2009
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1 Piece

Hosted by Cliff Furnald, RootsWorld Radio takes you on a global music tour, with no boundaries and no limits!

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 18, 2012
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In-depth, topical programming from the Washington, DC studios of WAMU's Bluegrass Country [http://www.bluegrasscountry.org].

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 31, 2009
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19 Pieces

The Katy Daley Show is an hour-long syndicated broadcast originating from WAMU's Bluegrass Country in Washington, D.C.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: May 28, 2009
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31 Pieces

The topic - education. WAMU's education reporting has been generously supported in-part by the Corporation For Public Broadcasting.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Apr 29, 2018

Latest Pieces

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Over the past five years, D.C. Public Schools have reduced suspensions by around 40 percent — but some schools fail to report suspensions accurately.

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 03:30
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The long-awaited eclipse brought thousands of people - including students - outside in Washington, and even the skeptics agreed it was a fascinatin...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 02:39
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Many low-income families depend on a free breakfasts and lunches to feed their kids during the school year, but it can be difficult for them to aff...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 03:46
  • Purchases: 1
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Of D.C. public and charter school students, 26 percent are considered chronically absent. They’ve missed more than 10 days of school in a single ye...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 02:08
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Many low-income students and their families struggle in the summer months to balance work and childcare and that can make it hard to fit in reading...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 04:15
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For many adults in Washington trying to earn a high school diploma, the biggest hurdle in completing their education isn’t the coursework — it’s ge...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 03:58
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At Turner Elementary School in Southeast D.C., Torren Cooper is the only male of color who works directly in the classroom, even though the student...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 05:28
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After a few high-profile child abuse cases involving school employees during the 2015-2016 school year, Prince George’s County Schools strengthened...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 04:07
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Southeast D.C. resident Gary Jones is no fan of President Donald Trump. “I have major, major, major issues with this administration,” he says. But ...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 04:13
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A new program at the Montgomery County Public Schools is giving more kids a shot at enrichment programs.

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 02:19