Last week we looked at a school district integrating by accident. This week: a city going all out to integrate its schools. Plus, a girl who comes up with her own one-woman integration plan.
Right now, all sorts of people are trying to rethink and reinvent education, to get poor minority kids performing as well as white kids. But there’s one thing nobody tries anymore, despite lots of evidence that it works: desegregation. Nikole Hannah-Jones looks at a district that, not long ago, accidentally launched a desegregation program.
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A car plant in Fremont California that might have saved the U.S. car industry. In 1984, General Motors and Toyota opened NUMMI as a joint venture. Toyota showed GM the secrets of its production system: How it made cars of much higher quality and much lower cost than GM achieved. Frank Langfitt explains why GM didn’t learn the lessons—until it was too late.
Corey and I talk about how to set up your website so that it’s consistently working hard for your business and bringing in new clients.
reCOMPOSE 040: Interview with Larry Abitbol from Bay Photo We strongly believe in the printed image, so on this episode of the reCOMPOSE podcast we are interviewing Larry Abitbol founder of our favorite photo printing company, BayPhoto. On this episode Larry tells us about the products they offer, how to optimize your images before sending them to be printed and more. Take a listen! We don’t always have all the answers, but if we don’t we will research it and try to give you the best answer we can. So what have you got to lose, go ahead and send in your questions to us at email@example.com. Links mentioned on this episode
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Your Child Says She’s Trans. She Wants Hormones and Surgery. She’s 13. - The Atlantic - Jesse Singal
After a dark history in which transgender kids were routinely ignored, “repaired,” or persecuted, a new protocol of social and physical transition has emerged. For teens who experience persistent gender dysphoria, this protocol can provide profound relief from suffering. For some kids, however, gender dysphoria is temporary. And the effects of transitioning can be permanent.
Original video: https://soundcloud.com/user-154380542/your-child-says-shes-trans-she-wants-hormones-and-surgery-shes-13-the-atlantic-jesse-singal
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Sarah Koenig’s mother lives by a set of rules about conversation. We tried to prove her wrong.
Original video: https://www.thisamericanlife.org/play_full.php?play=511
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How do you fix a case of national amnesia? A case study in Berlin, and in Montgomery.
Caleb Crain on the idea that authoritarianism attracts workers harmed by the free market, which emerged when the Nazis were in power and has been making a comeback.
We invite our first ever guest Max Temkin of Cards Against Humanity on the show to chat about his approach to business, marketing, and design.
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