Listen Up Northwest program 23: Education and Learning

Listen Up! Northwest program 23 features stories about educational institutions and approaches to learning.

Segments include:
* Trends show that universities are entering into more research contracts with private corporations for funding. Find out how this impacts many decisions we make and affect the quality of education for undergraduate students (Sue Supriano, Eugene OR)
* Unschooling is a movement in response to the structured style of mainstream schooling in North America. We listen to how one young woman decided to “unschool” herself at the age of fifteen. (Julie Sabatier, Portland, OR)
* Most schools focus on math and language arts, but some people have other interests and approaches to learning. The Seattle Vocational Institute offers a program that teaches trade skills and a second chance to those who may have not finished high school. (Katie Arrants, Seattle, WA)

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Listen Up! NW is produced by Yuko Kodama at KBCS for Reclaim the Media, and distributed by the Northwest Community Radio Network.

The media's job is to interest the public in the public interest. -John Dewey