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Democracy Left Behind: NCLB and Civic Education
Item# 39484
© 2007
 58 Min.




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Wonder why voters are not more informed about issues which underlie election campaigns?While schools should play a vital role, their ability to serve a civic mission has been severely constrained by a... (more details)



The Bodies Left Behind: Life after People
Item# 45426
© 2009
 45 Min.




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This program theorizes about what would happen if people disappeared from Earth and how this would play out in Boston and Houston. The fate of embalmed, mummified, and cryogenically frozen bodies is d... (more details)



Lessons from the Real World: Social Issues and Student Involvement
Item# 43914
© 2011
 55 Min.




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A follow-up to Democracy Left Behind: NCLB and Civic Education (item #39484), this program looks at community-based learning in K–12 education. The film explores a wide variety of educational settings... (more details)



Making Schools Work: James Comer on the Comer Process
Item# 35144
© 2005
 50 Min.




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James Comer, M.D., M.P.H., has spent decades promoting a focus on child development as a way of improving schools. In this interview, he and Hedrick Smith analyze the Comer Process, a school- and syst... (more details)



By the People: Democracy in the Wild
Item# 44210
© 2005
 90 Min.




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This film offers an unprecedented insider's look as events unfolded over the 11 days preceding the 2004 presidential election. By The People: Democracy In The Wild reveals who and what it takes to put... (more details)



Conducting Parent-Teacher Conferences: A Partnership in Progress
Item# 35995
© 2007
 32 Min.




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DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-4213-5916-8
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To run a successful parent-teacher conference, educators need a wide range of skills at their disposal—and a healthy supply of confidence. This video builds both, providing solutions to the problems a... (more details)



Making Schools Work: Robert Slavin on Success for All
Item# 35143
© 2005
 59 Min.




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DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-4213-4733-2
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In this interview, Robert Slavin, Ph.D., talks with Hedrick Smith about Success for All, a comprehensive, research-based reading and math program for elementary and middle schools. The most important... (more details)



Moyers & Company: Public Schools for Sale?
Item# 57694
© 2014
 27 Min.




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Education historian Diane Ravitch says the privatization of public education has to stop. As assistant secretary of education under President George H.W. Bush, she was an advocate of school choice and... (more details)



The Vivian Maier Mystery: A Secret Passion for Photography
Item# 94938
© 2013
 50 Min.




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DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-68272-188-9
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This documentary uncovers the life of Vivian Maier, a nanny working in New York and Chicago who, unbeknownst to many, had a secret passion for photography. When she died in 2009 at the age of 83, she... (more details)



Art of the Night
Item# 55556
© 2013
 60 Min.




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DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-0-81609-101-0
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Painting at night is difficult and problematic, so why have so many great artists taken on the challenge? Renowned art critic and presenter Waldemar Januszczak travels across the globe on a fascinatin... (more details)



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