Midmorning ceased broadcast on February 20, 2012 and was replaced by The Daily Circuit.

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Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Character development in the classroom
    Many students work to achieve high GPAs, but what about CPAs, or character point averages? Certain educators and psychologists say that character development in the classroom is the key to student success.9:06 a.m.
    Dave Levin: KIPP Co-Founder and Superintendent. He currently serves as Superintendent of KIPP New York, and serves on the Board of Directors of KIPP Foundation. He received the Robin Hood Foundation's John F. Kennedy Jr. Hero Award in Education in 1999, was appointed to the New York State Commission for Education Reform in 2003.
    David Shenk: award-winning author of six books, including The Genius in All of Us. He is a lecturer, a short-film director, and a correspondent for TheAtlantic.com and has contributed to National Geographic, Slate, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Gourmet, Harper's, Spy, The New Yorker, NPR, and PBS.
  • A conversation with Michele Norris
    A broadcast of Kerri Miller's conversation with NPR's Michele Norris about race, the power of language, and her book "The Grace of Silence." The city of Minneapolis chose Norris's memoir for it's first community read. Recorded at the Guthrie Theater on Oct. 4.10:06 a.m.
    Michele Norris: Host of NPR's All Things Considered.

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