Public Broadcasting Reports on Education

Sun 11 2008

Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) stations recently aired a series of reports about The Business of Education during The Nightly Business Report. The series highlighted on the influence of the No Child Left Behind Act in the development of the educational products and services industries. Reports discuss standardized testing, tutoring services, charter schools, educational technology and the educational stock market. Each report includes post-broadcast transcripts, blog entries and related links.

And on National Public Radio (NPR), a series of reports on Innovative Trends in High School looks at new ideas from secondary educators across the country who are working to break patterns of failure. Listen to audio files and find transcripts of broadcasts.

About the Author

Lee Ann Ghajar is a digital history associate in Public Projects at CHNM and a PhD candidate in American history at George Mason University.