Skip Navigation
NPR News

The Last Word In Business

Apr 23, 2014 (Morning Edition) — Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne have the Last Word in business.

Hear this

This text will be replaced
Launch in player

Share this


Explore this

Reported by

Missing some content? Check the source: NPR
Copyright(c) 2014, NPR
Shartara Wallace picks up her son James, 4, from preschool in Tulsa, Okla. (NPR)

In Tulsa, Combining Preschool With Help For Parents

Apr 23, 2014 (Morning Edition)

Hear this

Launch in player

Share this


At preschools in Tulsa, Okla., teachers are well-educated and well-paid, and classrooms are focused on play, but are still challenging. One nonprofit in Tulsa, the Community Action Project, has flipped the script on preschool. The idea behind its Career Advance program is simple: To help kids, the group believes, you often have to help their parents.

The program combines Head Start for children with intensive training for their parents, designed to help them find well-paying jobs. You can meet two mothers trying to make their way through Career Advance, and hear more about how they're faring, here.

Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Missing some content? Check the source: NPR
Copyright(c) 2014, NPR
Shartara Wallace picks up her son James, 4, from preschool in Tulsa, Okla. (NPR)

Legal Battle Over Affirmative Action Continues

Apr 23, 2014 (Morning Edition) — Steve Inskeep talks to Columbia University president Lee Bollinger about the Supreme Court's most recent decision to uphold Michigan's affirmative action ban. Bollinger was president at the University of Michigan during the groundbreaking 2003 Supreme Court Affirmative Action Cases.

Hear this

Launch in player

Share this


Missing some content? Check the source: NPR
Copyright(c) 2014, NPR
Shartara Wallace picks up her son James, 4, from preschool in Tulsa, Okla. (NPR)

Security Situation In Eastern Ukraine Is Unpredictable

Apr 23, 2014 (Morning Edition) — In some of the towns where pro-Moscow militants have occupied government buildings, it is clear that someone is giving orders. In other places, a state of near chaos reigns.

Hear this

Launch in player

Share this


Missing some content? Check the source: NPR
Copyright(c) 2014, NPR
Shartara Wallace picks up her son James, 4, from preschool in Tulsa, Okla. (NPR)

4 Muslim Men To Sue Feds Over No-Fly List

Apr 23, 2014 (Morning Edition) — They say they were placed on the list for refusing to inform on other Muslims. The suit is part of a broad wave of cases challenging the secretive no-fly list and U.S. counterterrorism strategies.

Hear this

This text will be replaced
Launch in player

Share this


Missing some content? Check the source: NPR
Copyright(c) 2014, NPR

Visitor comments

on:

NCPR is supported by:

This is a Visitor-Supported website.