Most states have adapted "The Common Core", a series of standards for schools. Many teachers say these changes are desperately needed, but others worry that they might get in the way of better education.
Coming up Saturday, September 6th at 3pm on 90.5FM WCBE.
9am - Innovation Hub: Work, Interrupted A look at how work - and workers - are changing for the better or worse: which robots should we fear, why we might be heading for a 32 hour work week, how money doesn't make us as happy as we think, and Tom Friedman weighs in on how we should be better preparing for the future workplace.
PRX joins The Center for Investigative Reporting to reveal stories on the politics and influence around the U.S.'s drinking water...the extensive record of accidents and equipment failures in the Coast Guard...and how billions in taxpayer dollars meant for military veterans are flowing to private companies who fail our soldiers.
Sports are unquestionably America's favorite pastime. We like to think they bring us together...but they are just as likely to tear us apart. We'll explore the good, the bad, and the ugly about sports in the United States.
Do you stash pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters somewhere in your home, car, or on your desk at work? Those little coins come in handy - for the meter, in the store, or as a helping hand!
Central Ohio hopes you give it a helping hand on Small Change Day, Thursday afternoon on July 31st. Stop by Fort Hayes to drop your change in our orange bucket, and if a lunchtime donor, enjoy a Velvet Ice Cream Treat or Destination Donuts treat!
NPR Music, WFUV in New York City and FolkAlley.com are headed to the 2014 Newport Folk Festival this month, and we'll be gathering some great music listeners On Friday, July 25, we'll broadcast and webcast Ryan Adams LIVE from 6pm-7:30pm ET on wcbe.org!
Stories of real-life battles between good and evil in the world of comic books...including creators, whistleblowers, and the folks who bring comic books to life...plus people who fight for justice in their own cities.
From artists like Fela Kuti to styles like samba, there’s an Afropop episode connecting the sounds of pop to the deep currents of history. And with Afropop’s podcast, you’ll get those stories, culture, and the best music in the world at your fingertips, available for your listening pleasure wherever YOU want it.
Hey Everybody, I wanted to take a minute to tell you about some really exciting changes starting at Afropop, namely, the (re)-launch of the Afropop Podcast. Starting today, every new episode of our award-winning program will be available in FULL as a free download in the "Podcast" section of the iTunes store , or through whatever podcaster you prefer.