In 2011, WBEZ filmed four short videos featuring Louder Than a Bomb youth poets performing their work on location. When poet Malcolm X. London spits that “the educated aren’t necessarily the educated,” he’s referring to the inequalities of the public school system.
In many ways, Mark Heim is a typical senior at Colorado State University. He has the kind of smart humor you'd expect from someone who excels in computer science, engineering and math; his T-shirt reads, "Department of Redundancy Department."
Standardized test scores in Washington, D.C.'s public schools came under scrutiny last month when a USA Today investigation found evidence of cheating.USA Today reviewed test scores from 2008 through 2010 and found an unusual rate of erasures on answer sheets from 103 schools in wh
Advisory: This story contains a graphic description of violence.Standing in the main foyer of Burges High School in El Paso, Texas, it's easy to think you had accidentally crossed the border into Mexico.
Preliminary results for Haiti's long-fought presidential race were expected Monday, and with last month's relatively calm second round of voting, many Haitians have turned their attention to pressing politicians for change.But with unemployment hovering around 80 percent and nearly one million peopl