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  • How can "woofers" stay on the farm?

    How can "woofers" stay on the farm?

    Young people are eager to serve as unpaid interns on organic farms, but translating their dreams into a real, self-supporting lifestyle is proving harder.

  • Rural California schoolkids learn from fire-damaged forest

    Rural California schoolkids learn from fire-damaged forest

    A rural California school builds an innovative curriculum around a nearby forest and the fire that burned it down in 2007.

  • Inside Taft High

    Inside Taft High

    Teacher Ted Pendergrass and his students take us inside the first high school in the country devoted to oil production.

  • Fast Times at California's Petroleum High

    Fast Times at California's Petroleum High

    A day in the life of the U.S.'s first high school academy devoted to oil production.

  • It’s never too late to go back to school

    David Madrid has become a student again, a 30-year-old former dropout now eagerly working for his high school diploma.

  • A Navajo journalist makes it the hard way

    As a child on the Navajo Reservation, George Joe learned how to work hard and never give up in the quest to obtain his goals.

  • Open minds and free expression – what a rare treat!

    Alan Kesselheim goes back to college as a teacher and delights in the wide-ranging discussions he has with young people.

  • Epiphanies on the range

    As teacher Phil Brick travels the West with 21 of his students, he encourages them to ask difficult questions about environmental issues

  • Epiphanies on the range

    As teacher Phil Brick travels the West with 21 of his students, he encourages them to ask difficult questions about environmental issues.

  • Educating the economy

    Western communities such as Lander, Wyo., are suddenly working hard to lure new colleges to town

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