Monday, April 27, 2015
They might not be able to spell, but these first graders from Ms. Marisa's class at PS 859 in Manhattan are fast becoming wee Wordsworths.
Friday, April 10, 2015
The Takeaway looks at a new investigation into police in schools, we explore NRA lobbying efforts, and we prepare you for the return of the hit series "Game of Thrones."
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Starting last week, people in Ohio adopted between 1964 and 1996 could file to receive their original birth certificates, and with them, a piece of their own histories.
Friday, March 13, 2015
Kevin Berthia talks with retired California Highway Patrol Officer Kevin Briggs. They met the day Berthia tried to end his life by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
The Takeaway explores a game of international politics playing out on Capitol Hill, a movement to get rid of homework in favor of playtime, and Ethan Hawke drops by.
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
The Takeaway looks at a new scandal swirling around Hillary Clinton, we explore what a habitable moon would look like, and we discuss the corporate business of buying experts.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
An orphaned Afghan soldier is the protagonist of Elliot Ackerman's new novel, "Green on Blue."
Monday, January 26, 2015
More than a million children attend day care or preschool programs in California, but it's nearly impossible for parents to access state records on the quality of these programs.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
WNYC's parenting podcast "The Longest Shortest Time" is launching a series on sex and parenting. Host Hillary Frank chats with Culture Producer Kirsten Meinzer about the series and more.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
The U.S. is the only developed nation without a federal policy that mandates paid parental leave. President Obama hopes to change that.
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
A marked disparity in the vocabularies of children of low-income and high-income parents has been shown to have lasting effects throughout their lives.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
How do non-Christian parents who prefer to keep Christmas-free homes stick to their guns in a nation that's so in love with Christmas? Families of different faiths weigh in here.