Laurie Stern

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  • Username: LaurieStern
  • Independent Producer
  • Role: Producer/Reporter: Independent

Recent Pieces from Laurie Stern

Caption: The Wisdom of the Universe, Credit: Christi Belcourt

MN Native News: The Creative Force (04:59)
From: Ampers

A new exhibit at the Minneapolis Institute of Art honors indigenous women artists from many nations in North America.
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Minnesota Native News: Standing Rock Update #3 (05:02)
From: Ampers

Winter weather has arrived as the Standing Rock Standoff continues… Earlier this week, North Dakota governor Jack Dalrymple ordered the evacuation of the Standing Rock ...
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Minnesota Native News: Standing Rock Update #1 (05:01)
From: Ampers

This week on Minnesota Native News, we present the first of three special episodes featuring a Minnesota view of the standoff at Standing Rock over the Dakota Access ...
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Spare the Rod: Reforming School Discipline (58:59)
From: American Public Media

A get-tough attitude prevailed among educators in the 1980s and 1990s, but research shows that zero-tolerance policies don't make schools safer and lead to disproportionate ...
Caption: A student learns welding at a vocational high school in Massachusetts., Credit: Photo by Emily Hanford

Ready to Work: Reviving Vocational Ed (54:00)
From: American Public Media

Vocational education used to prepare some kids for blue-collar futures while others were put on a path to college. Now advocates say career and technical education can ...
Caption:  A graduate and her parents celebrate first-generation college students at Amherst College., Credit: Photo by Suzanne Pekow

The New Face of College (54:00)
From: American Public Media

Today's college students are more likely to be older, working class, and ethnically diverse than in the past. Colleges must figure out how to serve these students, or they ...