Thursday, February 27, 2014
Third-grade teacher Sherry Frangia, left, high-fives student Jayla Hopkins during a math lesson at Silver Lake Elementary School in Middletown, Del. Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. Silver Lake has begun implementing the national Common Core State Standards for academics. (AP)

Debating The Common Core

Conversation about the Common Core standards has been one of the most divisive in education for the last couple of years. The term is thrown around in most education circles, but the question for many might remain, what exactly is the common core. How will it affect teachers and students?

ARTery: Salon Series at the Providence Athenaeum

The intellectual salons of late 19th century France played an important role in the country’s cultural and intellectual development. The Salon Series at the Providence Athenaeum is the focus of this week’s ARTery segment, when we talk to artists, curators and critics about what’s exciting them in the local arts scene.

Nineteenth-century France Ballroom Dancing

The Wood Brothers

The Wood Brothers of Boulder, Colorado, join us to perform music off of their latest album, The Muse.

From left to right, Jano Rix, Chris Wood, and Oliver Wood of The Wood Brothers. (Credit: Southern Reel)

Host Meghna Chakrabarti introduces us to newsmakers, big thinkers and artists and brings us stories of relevance to Bostonians here and around the region. Live every weekday at 3 p.m. and 10 p.m.

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