'If a Tree Falls' Revisits the Earth Liberation Front
PBS looks at the radical environmentalists whose turn to terrorism discredited their quixotic campaign in "If a Tree Falls."
Work-Life Balance Benefits Low-Wage Workers, Employers
A growing body of research reveals myriad benefits — for employers and employees alike — when company policies promoting work-life balance are offered to low-wage workers.
Rethinking Nuclear Power Sparks the Greening of Angela Merkel
German Chancellor (and physicist) Angela Merkel did a 180 on nuclear energy after Fukushima, setting off an "energy revolution" in the process.
Profile: Reddy Stayed Steady During Gulf Oil Spill
Marine chemist Christopher Reddy offered dispassionate and scientific analyses of the Gulf oil spill last year when others were losing their heads.
Teaching Religious Literacy in California's Bible Belt
A Central California community has added a fourth "R" to the core curriculum in its public schools: Religion. Sociologist Emile Lester answers our questions about the experiment.
Chicago Charter Schools Aim to Lift Urban Education
The University of Chicago's Urban Education Institute runs charter schools and uses innovative practices to provide inner-city children a pathway to college.
Teacher Collaboration Gives Schools Better Results
The world’s best school systems depend on teacher collaboration, but the concept has not caught on in the U.S. We found schools where teamwork is making a difference.