April 2012 Archives

Ending America's Dropout Crisis Part 1: Middle School Intervention That Works

Guests: Robert Balfanz, Lindan Hill, Robert Wise,
A look at what can be done at the middle school level to keep students in school through high school and beyond. We will profile middle school leaders, teachers, students and programs that have turned troubled middle schools into models of success. Read More

The New Battle Field: Life After War for America's New Veterans

Guests: Paula Domenici, Rajiv Srinivasan, Colonel David Sutherland,
As the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq wind down, a new generation of veterans is returning home. While some may suffer from visible scars, many more carry psychological wounds that that are harder to recognize. How can Americans help today's new generation of veteran Read More

Interview with The Dalai Lama

Guests: His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet,
As the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso is the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhists and until recently was also their political leader. Ever since being forced to flee when China invaded Tibet in 1959, the Dalai Lama has ceaselessly advocated for a peaceful solutio Read More