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In 2002, Congress reauthorized the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, which includes aid to schools that serve homeless children. Five years later, Matthew Mundy explores how well schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District serve homeless children and youth. His report will offer despair — and hope.
Annenberg TV News
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Annenberg Radio News
A website and live webcast news show committed to fostering professional radio journalism.
The News21 fellows at USC report on the search for spirituality on paths that intersect with business, science, culture and even sports.
The Daily Trojan
The award-winning, student-run Daily Trojan publishes five days a week, covering the USC community.
IMPACT: Annenberg documentaries
Impact is an award-winning television news magazine produced by journalism students.
Downey’s Warren High School is nearly twice the size of the average California high school.
Yoo Mi Chin investigates the impact of crowded classrooms and how parents and students are responding.
California lawmakers approved legislation in 2006 providing money for the hiring of 3,000 more counselors in schools across the state. Gloria Angelina Castillo visits the Inglewood Unified School District to report on what it means for students.
Emily Pauker explores the impact of high-stakes testing mandated by the No Child Left Behind Act on a South Los Angeles elementary school. What she learns there may surprise you.
Ever since Teach for America burst upon the scene in 1990 as an all-volunteer teaching corps for altruistic young people, the program has drawn its share of supporters and critics. Katherine Riese looks at the two sides of the debate: Are Teach for America teachers better trained than those who receive their teacher training in schools of education? Hear what one school principal says, and read Brandon Bridges' report from the classroom, where he visits with a young Teach for America recruit now working at a South Los Angeles high school.
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