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by Weijun Chen
Please Vote for Me follows 8-year-old students in an elementary school in China as they campaign for class monitor.
Independent Lens, Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection
by Ari Luis Palos and Eren Isabel McGinnis
When a highly successful Mexican American Studies program at a high school in Tucson comes under fire for teaching ethnic chauvinism, teachers and students fight back in a modern civil rights struggle.
by Scott Thurman
The theory of evolution and U.S. history are caught in the crosshairs when an unabashed creationist seeks re-election as chairman of America’s most influential board of education.
by Slawomir Grunberg and Ben Crane
Profile of a Mississippi mother of six who sues her school district to remove prayer and religious instruction from public schools.
by Stuart Math
Documents a town's efforts to create an integrated community.
by Mona Eldaief and Jehane Noujaim
Jordanian wife and mother Rafea is leaving home for the first time — to attend a college in India that is training rural women to become solar energy engineers.
Global Perspectives Collection, Women and Girls Lead, Independent Lens, Diverse Muslim Voices, Why Poverty?
by Andrew Lang
Deep in the the unseen heart of modern-day Cuba, a group of unforgettable young boxers fights not only for their own dreams, for the fading memory of the Revolution.
by Kathy Conkwright and Mary Makley
Southern Belle is an insider's look at the 1861 Athenaeum Girls' School where young women from around the world signed up to become that iconic and romantic image of southern identity — the southern belle.
by Marcia Jarmel and Ken Schneider
Four children — learning to be bilingual and bicultural — raise questions about what it means to be American in the 21st century.
by Avon Kirkland
San Francisco's Omega Boys Club reaches out to America's most endangered: young African American men.