APM Reports' in-depth investigations and documentaries strive to raise awareness, trigger debate, and prompt positive change.
APM Reports' in-depth investigations and documentaries strive to raise awareness, trigger debate, and prompt positive change. APM Reports journalists shine light on the truth with distinctive reporting.
The documentary unit of APM Reports has produced more than 130 programs on topics such as health, history, education and justice. Current documentaries are featured here. Please visit the APM Reports website for a complete archive.
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APM Reports' award-winning documentary team has created three new education specials for fall 2021, available for broadcast beginning August 3, 2021.
Fading Beacon: Why America is losing international students
This hour explores a sea change in the number of foreign students attending U.S. colleges. In this hour, we team up with Karin Fischer of the Chronicle of Higher Education to trace America’s rise as a global beacon for higher education and examine what’s lost as that changes.Learn more
Who Wants to Be a Teacher?
Many schools around the country are struggling to find enough teachers. Large numbers of teachers quit after a short time on the job, so schools are constantly struggling to replace them. The most common level of experience of teachers in the United States now is one year on the job. We’ll look at the implications of these trends, both for children and for the teaching force.Learn more
Under Pressure: The college mental health crisis
Even before the pandemic, campus counselling services were reporting a marked uptick in the number of students with anxiety, clinical depression and other serious psychiatric problems. This collaboration between APM Reports and the Call to Mind project asks: What is a college’s responsibility for helping students navigate mental health challenges, and how well are colleges rising to the task?Learn more
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- 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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