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The Brian Lehrer Show

Mother Knew Best

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Ylonda Gault Caviness describes her journey to the realization that all the parenting advice she was obsessively devouring didn’t mean much compared to her mom's old-school ways.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Glenn Greenwald; New Presidential Candidates & Old Parenting Advice

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Meet the new presidential candidates -- a brain surgeon and a CEO; Glenn Greenwald on government surveillance; the documentary "The Seven Five;" and new and old parenting advice.

The Brian Lehrer Show

The #MomOfTheYear Controversy

Friday, May 01, 2015

The journalist Stacey Patton discusses Toya Graham, the Baltimore mother caught on camera scolding her son at the riots and why all that attention isn't necessarily a good thing.

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Schoolbook

#ThisIsNotATest. But It is An Assignment.

Monday, April 27, 2015

Pencils down. The state tests are over. Now we want to hear some of the other skills and achievements that should get some recognition.
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Schoolbook

Radio Rookies Remembers One of Their Own: Keith Tingman

Friday, April 24, 2015

The radio story Keith Tingman reported when he was just 15 has helped young people with parents in jail. That is part of Keith's legacy, in a life that ended too soon.
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The Brian Lehrer Show

When Strangers Police Moms

Thursday, April 23, 2015

A writer talks about how her life was turned upside down when a stranger called the police after seeing her leave her child in the car.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

OneNYC; the Quest for Cool & Jim Kaat

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The city's new environmental plan; changes to the way summons are issued in the city; strangers policing parents; the quest for cool and former Yankees pitcher and broadcaster Jim Kaat.

The Sporkful

Comic Ron Funches' Autistic Son Loves Oreos With Bacon

Monday, April 20, 2015

The popular comedian talks about trying to eat healthier and the frustrations of getting his autistic son to do the same. Plus Ron explains why comedy is a lot like cooking.

WNYC News

Brooklyn Joins the 'Breastfeeding Empowerment Zone' Movement

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams launches a new proposal that will let mothers breastfeed in public.

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On Being

David Blankenhorn and Jonathan Rauch — The Future of Marriage [remix]

Thursday, April 16, 2015

What would it take to make our national encounter with gay marriage redemptive rather than divisive? David Blankenhorn and Jonathan Rauch are pursuing a different way for all of us to grapple with the future of marriage, redefined.

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On Being

[Unedited] David Blankenhorn and Jonathan Rauch with Krista Tippett

Thursday, April 16, 2015

What would it take to make our national encounter with gay marriage redemptive rather than divisive? David Blankenhorn and Jonathan Rauch are pursuing a different way for all of us to grapple with the future of marriage, redefined.

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The Takeaway

The Value of Childhood Freedom

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Neglect or nurture? A Maryland family's decision to "free-range" parent has set off a debate about parenting, risk, and the changing nature of childhood.

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Schoolbook

Long Island School Districts Confront Sharp Uptick in Test Refusals

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The opt out movement is growing statewide, including in New York City. But Long Island school districts are seeing especially large numbers of students sitting out the tests.
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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Sustainability, Childhood Freedom, and Composting Corpses

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Takeaway explores new international goals on climate change and poverty, the debate over "free-range" parenting, and a new initiative to compost the dead.

Schoolbook

Small Uptick in First Choice Matches for Kindergarten

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

This year more families got into their first and second choices for kindergarten in a public school than last year. Ten percent of applicants did not get into any school on their list. 
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Schoolbook

Brooklyn Principal Lures Local Parents to a Middle School in Transition

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

WNYC
A middle school in Cobble Hill decided to improve its reputation, and its chance of survival, by collaborating with local families who previously shunned it for more prestigious schools.
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Schoolbook

Parents Get An Earful on Opting Out of the State Tests

Monday, April 13, 2015

Some advocate refusing the tests. Others wholeheartedly support them. And then there are parents in the middle, trying to make the next two weeks of state tests not such a big deal.  
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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: School Discipline, Silencing Gun Research & Game of Thrones

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."

New Tech City

Half the Teachers in America Use One App to Track Kids

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

What data security and privacy obligations do techies have to today's kids? Legally speaking, for the most part, it's what they set for themselves.

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The Takeaway

Childless, Proud and Happy

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Writer Meghan Daum joins us for an honest conversation about why many adults chose not to have children. 

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