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Freedom Walk

Friday, September 02, 2011

Even though he had no personal connection to 9/11, Joey Rizzolo decided to initiate a Freedom Walk to help residents of his town, Paramus, NJ, remember and honor the victims of 9/11.

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The Potential Diplomat

Monday, September 20, 2010

Melissa Best always dreamed of becoming a US diplomat, but then she found out how much work it is to become one. She’s not sure she can really live up to her high–achiever persona.

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Advice to the Mayor

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Aired August, 2002. Jesus Gonzalez, with reporting help from Hunts Point Rookie Janesse Nieves, advises Mayor Bloomberg on how to improve New York City schools.

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Promotion in Doubt

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

The NYC Department of Education raised the standards for passing the 8th grade and ended social promotion. AJ Frazier has always just skated by, so he needed to change his ways.

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Students Speak Out

Friday, December 19, 2008

Radio Rookie Rocky Tayeh reports on the City Council's latest effort to improve education in NYC – a hearing held especially for students to testify about the state of their schools.

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Legal Status?

Wednesday, June 15, 2005

Veralyn has spent almost her whole life in the United States. However, is confused about her legal status. 

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Meet the Republicans!

Friday, September 03, 2004

Eighteen year-old Radio Rookie Shakima Swain - a first time voter - finds out what it means to be a Republican at the 2004 Republican National Convention in New York City.

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Teen Rights

Friday, January 24, 2003

Alena's parents let her make a lot of her own decisions, but when Alena leaves her apartment she feels less free.

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Activism

Wednesday, April 17, 2002

Marisa, leftist teen activist, tries to start a youth activism group on Staten Island and learns a few things about what does and doesn't sway the conservative masses.

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Tracking

Tuesday, April 16, 2002

When Jaimita got bumped up into a more advanced high school program, all the books were brand new and the students listened politely to each other

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George W. Bush

Monday, May 21, 2001

Jiovan goes on a quest to better understand what kind of impact the Bush administration will have on his friends and family.

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Bushwick

Wednesday, January 31, 2001

My story is about how there are not enough free things for kids in my neighborhood to do after school.

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Guns

Tuesday, January 30, 2001

My story is about how easy it is for kids in Bushwick to get guns. I interview gun dealers, my principal and crime fighters.

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