The activist's work for better educational television programming for children began with a 1968 meeting of parents in her suburban Boston home.
The new is the second in an unusual media collaboration focusing a lens on education in the Second City.
Two TV news magazine shows take two very different approaches to quirky education stories.
The movie about four Hispanic high school students who improbably enter a college robotics competition was inspired by a story in Wired magazine.
A piece on the magazine's online education channel prompts a discussion among education reporters about overuse of jargon.
The buzzy Website cites objects such as the Speak & Spell, Trapper Keeper notebooks, and the D.A.R.E. program.
The magazine, in a special double issue, attacks what it calls the influence of the "corporate education reform industry."
The new Lifetime show highlights bright 8- to 12-year-olds in a competition with $100,000 in scholarship money at stake.
Amid the roiling policy debate over immigration, a documentary looks at five students seeking to turn the American dream into a reality.
The podcast's success with a crime and education story highlights the medium's suitability for telling long, complex narratives.