Ohio’s 24 liberal arts colleges and universities face a challenging future.The private, non-profit, schools highlight academic reputation and low professor-student ratios. But the competition for new students is intense. Some are turning to more tangible incentives to keep classrooms filled.
Steve Brown, 89.7 NPR News morning anchor, moderates a panel discussion with school leaders on practical applications of blended learning. Blended learning is a formal education program that is gaining ground in Ohio.
Former WOSU Open Line host Fred Andrle participates in a one-on-one conversation with Geoffrey Canada, creator of the Harlem Children’s Zone, hailed by the New York Times as “one of the most ambitious social service experiments of our time.” Champion of Children also presents its 2013 awards to the educator and nonprofit organization of the year.