The Superintendent Shuffle: Why Leading A School System Is A Difficult Job

The Dallas and Fort Worth school districts are searching for new superintendents. They’re not the only school systems with help-wanted ads. Chicago, Newark and Los Angeles also have openings.For this week’s Friday Conversation, we asked the question: is it hard to keep a superintendent in a big-city school district?

Art & Seek

Think with Krys Boyd


One Radio Host, Two Dancers

We'll talk with 'This American Life' host Ira Glass and dancer Monica Bill Barnes about their hybrid performance project.

Nation/World News from NPR


Alistair Cooke introduces a 1977 America to Captain Ross Poldark

In just two short weeks, it’s safe to say that life hasn’t been very kind to Captain Ross Poldark. As he returns to Cornwall from the battlefield, he not only finds his father dead, but is also confronted with an estate in ruins and sweetheart Elizabeth engaged to another. And that’s just the beginning of […]

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