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In the Dark Season 2

About the Series

In the Dark is gripping investigative storytelling. The Trials of Curtis Flowers presents the story of Curtis Flowers, a black man tried six times for the same crime – a quadruple murder in a small town in Mississippi – and a white prosecutor determined to have him executed.

Now, the Supreme Court will decide whether to overturn the conviction.

In the Dark is available at no additional charge. APM Reports' award-winning journalism is included in your affiliation fee.

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2018 Fall Education Series

“Changing Class: Are Colleges Helping Americans Move Up?”

A new project by a group of economists shows that some colleges are doing a much better job than others when it comes to promoting social mobility.

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2018 Fall Education Series

“Still Rising: First Generation College Students a Decade Later”

Mario Martinez and Katy Sorto were the first in their families to go to college. This APM Reports documentary tells their remarkable stories 10 years later and provides a rare window on the personal experience of trying to move up through education.

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2018 Fall Education Series

“Old Idea, New Economy: Rediscovering Apprenticeships”

In this APM Reports documentary, we ask: How can apprenticeships expand to include careers beyond the traditional trades and reach new populations searching for a foothold in the middle class?

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2018 Fall Education Series

“Why Aren't American Kids Being Taught to Read?”

This APM Reports documentary explores why the reading science is not making its way into American classrooms – or teacher preparation programs – and what can be done about it.

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APM Reports (formerly American RadioWorks) has won some of the most prestigious awards in journalism, including:

  • AERA Award for Excellence in Media Reporting on Education Research
  • Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Gold, Silver Batons
  • George Polk Award
  • National Press Foundation Dirksen Award for Distinguished Coverage of Congress
  • Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Journalism Award
  • American Women in Radio and Television Gracie Allen Awards
  • Mental Health America Media Awards
  • Education Writers Association National Awards
  • ICIJ Award for Outstanding International Investigative Reporting

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