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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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
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As a part of the American Graduate program, Kavitha Cardoza, WAMU 88.5 education reporter, examines the dropout crisis in D.C.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Aug 08, 2012
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Special programming from WAMU in Washington D.C.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Mar 02, 2021

Latest Pieces

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An examination of today's social networking phenomenon.

Bought by PRX to iTunes, KUNM, and WXLV-FM


  • Added: Nov 09, 2007
  • Length: 04:46
  • Purchases: 3
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Youth-produced piece on growing up in a fatherless household.

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, PRX, and WXLV-FM


  • Added: Nov 09, 2007
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 3
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The "oldest profession" goes high tech in the nation's capital.

Bought by WAMC Northeast Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 01, 2007
  • Length: 08:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Roller Derby: coming to a town near you

Bought by WAMC Northeast Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 17, 2007
  • Length: 03:54
  • Purchases: 1
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After going through Montgomery County's "Teen Court System," Youth Voices reporter Mia Walker examines its role in her life and in the lives of oth...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., KSFR, WXLV-FM, and WXLV-FM


  • Added: Dec 01, 2006
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 4
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Andre, a graduate of WAMU's Youth Voices, agonized over his college choice and finally picked one...in New Orleans.

Bought by KCUR


  • Added: Sep 16, 2005
  • Length: 04:47
  • Purchases: 1
From: WAMU
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When Josue arrived in the US he was surprised to find that some of the Latino students in his school weren't as welcoming as he thought they'd be.

Bought by WMNF and YouthCast


  • Added: Sep 08, 2005
  • Length: 03:22
  • Purchases: 2
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Yimy knows lots of undocumented students who are determined to get to college. But why bother?

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: Sep 08, 2005
  • Length: 03:33
  • Purchases: 1
From: WAMU
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Jennifer has curves to die for...but she doesn't want to die for 'em! Find out why her friends don't necessarily feel the same.

Bought by WAMC Northeast Public Radio, PRX, WNPR Connecticut, WBEZ, and KCUR


  • Added: Aug 10, 2005
  • Length: 03:32
  • Purchases: 5
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Kamilia's teacher thinks she should see a counselor. Counseling? No way.

  • Added: Aug 10, 2005
  • Length: 03:35