Albany, NY – ALAN CHARTOCK SPEAKS WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, RICHARD MILLS. IN THEIR CONVERSATION THEY TALK ABOUT WHAT CHANGES SHOULD BE DONE TO THE PUBLIC EDUCATION SYSTEM IN ORDER TO HAVE A HIGHER HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION RATE, AND WHAT SHOULD BE DONE TO IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TO CURB LOW TEST SCORES.
Great Barrington, MA – General Electric recently released a proposal outlining goals for reducing PCB levels in portions of the Housatonic River south of Pittsfield polluted with the controversial chemical. But a river watch-dog group based in Berkshire County isn't happy with GE's goals.
Albany, NY – Host Gretchen Gerzina talks with Charles C. Mann. Assumptions about what the Americas were like before the arrival of Columbus have been overturned by archeologists and anthropoligists in recent years. Mann talks about his fascinating book 1491. Air date: 11/7/05