Protecting Birds From Cats; Mississippi's 4th Graders Make History41:55


For decades, bird and cat organizations have struggled to protect birds and other wildlife from cats that freely roam outside. In Portland, OPB reporter Monica Samayoa tells us how a unique partnership created a new movement that's taken off nationwide. Also, the National Assessment of Educational Progress results are in, and one bright spot in the data is Mississippi. We talk with an education reporter about a controversial state law for third graders that might explain the gains in fourth grade reading. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's November 6, 2019, full broadcast. You can find more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on November 6, 2019.

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