Supreme Court Upholds Mich. Affirmative Action
The U.S. Supreme Court voted to uphold a Michigan law school's affirmative action practice, but said that a point system used in admissions was unconstitutional.
House Republicans Pass "Head Start" Revamp
There are concerns about a Republican bill that made it out of House committee last week that revamps some provisions of the scholastic Head Start program.
New Teaching Law Hurts Rural Schools
A new federal law mandating that teachers have separate college degrees in each major course they instruct is threatening the ability of rural communities to hire and maintain educators, who routinely teach several subjects in the course of a school year.
Democratic Hopefuls for 2004
Our Washington roundtable examines the status of the Democratic hopefuls for president, as the campaign for election 2004 begins to gain steam.
CEO Pay Up 60 Percent Despite Lagging Economy
The average pay of CEOs in some of America's biggest companies was up 60% this year, despite the fact that profits at most of those companies were flat, and layoffs of workers were commonplace.
Beyond Harry Potter
As the newest Harry Potter book flies off the shelves, one young reader comments on some of his other favorite books.
Jazz critic James Isaacs discusses the lasting influence of Joao Gilberto and the birth of Bossa Nova.
This program aired on June 23, 2003.