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This American Life
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(Summary adapted from official website)
This American Life is a weekly public radio show produced by Chicago Public Media and distributed by Public Radio International. This American Life also the co-producers, with NPR News, of the economics podcast and blog Planet Money. And a half dozen stories from the radio show are being developed into films.
The radio show and TV show follow the same format. There’s a theme to each episode, and a variety of stories on that theme. It’s mostly true stories of everyday people, though not always. There’s lots more to the show, but it’s sort of hard to describe.
Sunday, October 19, 2014 8:00pmStories of schools struggling with what to do with misbehaving kids. There's no general agreement about what teachers should do to discipline kids. And there's evidence that some of the most popular punishments actually may harm kids.
Photo: a student at Lyons Community School in New York does an exercise before a student "circle." More photos here.