WGR Special Series

Series produced by With Good Reason

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The home for multi-part special series from With Good Reason.

Degrees of Separation: The great promise of public education is equality: an excellent education for every child. And yet, there’s a sense that America is falling short of that promise. In this special six-part series, With Good Reason
explores how the classroom reinforces inequality, from the school-to-prison pipeline to standardized testing, and how public schools—with the right support—might fulfill the promise of an equal education.

Pulitzer100: In honor of the Pulitzer Prize's centennial year, With Good Reason presents an eight-part series highlighting the works, ideas, and personal journeys of past Pulitzer Prize winners.


46 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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In the first of a six-part series on education and inequality in America, we look back on the origins of the modern education system.

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA


  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In the first of a six-part series on education and inequality in America, we look back on the origins of the modern education system.

Bought by WHFR, WCPN, and KUMD


  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 3
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In the first of a six-part series on education and inequality in America, we look back on the origins of the modern education system.

Bought by WHFR and WCPN


  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 2
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We ask a lot of primary schools: to teach kids about themselves and their communities, to prepare them to read and write, and to instill the right ...

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA


  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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We ask a lot of primary schools: to teach kids about themselves and their communities, to prepare them to read and write, and to instill the right ...

Bought by WHFR, KQED, KEDT, KWMR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 5
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We ask a lot of primary schools: to teach kids about themselves and their communities, to prepare them to read and write, and to instill the right ...

Bought by WHFR and KUMD


  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 2
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In the third episode of our series, we examine how inequality is at work in the high-stakes world of high school, from who we discipline, to the wa...

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA and WVAS


  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In the third episode of our series, we examine how inequality is at work in the high-stakes world of high school, from who we discipline, to the wa...

Bought by WHFR, KUMD, KWMR, and WLIW


  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 4
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In the third episode of our series, we examine how inequality is at work in the high-stakes world of high school, from who we discipline, to the wa...

Bought by WHFR


  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 1
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Stories of massive student debt and for-profit school scams make it clear that the post-secondary system can be an unfriendly place to many disadva...

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA and WVAS


  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Stories of massive student debt and for-profit school scams make it clear that the post-secondary system can be an unfriendly place to many disadva...

Bought by WHFR, KWMR, WCPN, WTJU, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Stories of massive student debt and for-profit school scams make it clear that the post-secondary system can be an unfriendly place to many disadva...

Bought by WHFR


  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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From mandatory testing to terrible pay, teachers face formidable obstacles to doing their job and doing it well. We look into the reasons teachers ...

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA


  • Added: Jul 28, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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From mandatory testing to terrible pay, teachers face formidable obstacles to doing their job and doing it well. We look into the reasons teachers ...

Bought by WHFR, KWMR, and WLIW


  • Added: Jul 28, 2017
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 3
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From mandatory testing to terrible pay, teachers face formidable obstacles to doing their job and doing it well. We look into the reasons teachers...

Bought by WHFR


  • Added: Jul 28, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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In the final episode of our special series on education and inequality, we dive deep into the heated debate over charters.

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA


  • Added: Aug 25, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In the final episode of our special series on education and inequality, we dive deep into the debate over charters, examine new ways school distric...

Bought by WHFR, KWMR, WMUU-LP, and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Aug 25, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 4
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In the final episode of our special series on education and inequality, we dive deep into the debate over charters, examine new ways school distric...

Bought by WHFR and WCPN


  • Added: Aug 25, 2017
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 2
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Two scholars go searching for the soundtrack to the Vietnam War.

Bought by KVCR


  • Added: Oct 20, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Two scholars go searching for the soundtrack to the Vietnam War.

Bought by KVCR


  • Added: Oct 20, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1