Our Kids: Narrowing the Opportunity Gap

Leaders and children work together in nine communities to help narrow the opportunity gap between rich and poor; host Dr. Robert Putnam.

Schedule

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    Our Kids: Narrowing the Opportunity Gap

    Four Cities Tackle the Child Equity Gap

    Wednesday
    Jan 19

    1 Hour

    Children living in fractured homes or poverty need extra services to be competitive; a grade school offers wraparound services, including free food, family meals, clothing, laundry and medical services to students who need them.
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    Our Kids: Narrowing the Opportunity Gap

    Four Cities Tackle the Child Equity Gap

    Wednesday
    Jan 19

    1 Hour

    Children living in fractured homes or poverty need extra services to be competitive; a grade school offers wraparound services, including free food, family meals, clothing, laundry and medical services to students who need them.
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    Our Kids: Narrowing the Opportunity Gap

    I'm Special

    Sunday
    Jan 23

    1 Hour

    Students, teachers, parents and educational leaders attempt to improve conditions in Detroit, where both public and unregulated charter schools suffer from high teacher turnover, a shortage of up-to-date textbooks and lack of funding.
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    Our Kids: Narrowing the Opportunity Gap

    I'm Special

    Monday
    Jan 24

    1 Hour

    Students, teachers, parents and educational leaders attempt to improve conditions in Detroit, where both public and unregulated charter schools suffer from high teacher turnover, a shortage of up-to-date textbooks and lack of funding.
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    Our Kids: Narrowing the Opportunity Gap: TVSS: Banner-L1

    Our Kids: Narrowing the Opportunity Gap

    I'm Special

    Monday
    Jan 24

    1 Hour

    Students, teachers, parents and educational leaders attempt to improve conditions in Detroit, where both public and unregulated charter schools suffer from high teacher turnover, a shortage of up-to-date textbooks and lack of funding.
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    Our Kids: Narrowing the Opportunity Gap

    I'm Special

    Wednesday
    Jan 26

    1 Hour

    Students, teachers, parents and educational leaders attempt to improve conditions in Detroit, where both public and unregulated charter schools suffer from high teacher turnover, a shortage of up-to-date textbooks and lack of funding.
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    Our Kids: Narrowing the Opportunity Gap

    I'm Special

    Wednesday
    Jan 26

    1 Hour

    Students, teachers, parents and educational leaders attempt to improve conditions in Detroit, where both public and unregulated charter schools suffer from high teacher turnover, a shortage of up-to-date textbooks and lack of funding.
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    Our Kids: Narrowing the Opportunity Gap

    A Breath of Hope

    Sunday
    Jan 30

    1 Hour

    A program to reform the foster care system; an organization reunites children with parents who were incarcerated; Echo Glen in Washington aims to heal, not punish, incarcerated teens.
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    Our Kids: Narrowing the Opportunity Gap

    A Breath of Hope

    Monday
    Jan 31

    1 Hour

    A program to reform the foster care system; an organization reunites children with parents who were incarcerated; Echo Glen in Washington aims to heal, not punish, incarcerated teens.
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    Our Kids: Narrowing the Opportunity Gap

    A Breath of Hope

    Monday
    Jan 31

    1 Hour

    A program to reform the foster care system; an organization reunites children with parents who were incarcerated; Echo Glen in Washington aims to heal, not punish, incarcerated teens.
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    Our Kids: Narrowing the Opportunity Gap

    A Breath of Hope

    Wednesday
    Feb 2

    1 Hour

    A program to reform the foster care system; an organization reunites children with parents who were incarcerated; Echo Glen in Washington aims to heal, not punish, incarcerated teens.
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    Our Kids: Narrowing the Opportunity Gap

    A Breath of Hope

    Wednesday
    Feb 2

    1 Hour

    A program to reform the foster care system; an organization reunites children with parents who were incarcerated; Echo Glen in Washington aims to heal, not punish, incarcerated teens.

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