This American Life

#550: Three Miles

1:02:27 | Jan 8th, 2018

+5 echoes

There’s a program that brings together kids from two schools. One school is public and in the country’s poorest congressional district. The other is private and costs $43,000/year. They are three miles apart. The hope is that kids connect, but some o...Show More


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danny

Even Ira says this is one of his favourite episodes. Who am I to argue..

paigebets

This report uncovers so many nuances of the great socio economic divide that plays A MAJOR role in the psyche of young people; how one sees oneself and the future, & how these thoughts create the present reality. Good reporting, recommended listen.