The Merrow Report

  • 1993
  • TV Show
  • None

A survey of American social issues from Peabody-winning journalist John Merrow. Topics included a look at violence in a Brooklyn neighborhood; the role of educators in shaping the value systems of adolescents; methods to educate children with physical, mental or learning disabilities; and efforts to save public-school arts education, with comments from (more…)

Episode Guide

Discounted Dreams: High Hopes and Harsh Realities at America's Community Colleges

October 9, 2007

Making the Grade: Frustrations and Accomplishments

June 5, 2007

Making the Grade: Learning the Ropes

June 5, 2007

Making the Grade: First Day of School

June 5, 2007

Getting Into College: The Inside Story

June 7, 2006

Preventing Dropouts

September 5, 2005

Preventing Dropouts

May 3, 2005

Preventing Dropouts

May 3, 2005

School Sleuth: The Case of the Excellent School

November 2, 2000

The Toughest Job in America

September 15, 2000

A Tale of Three Cities

November 20, 1999

The Teacher Shortage: False Alarm?

September 11, 1999

Lost in Translation: Latinos, Schools and Society

Growing Up in the City

Elementary Confusion

Growing Up in the City: Family Portraits

Growing Up in the City: Discovering Race

Searching for Heroes

Starting Over

It's Your Money

The Fifty Million Dollar Gamble

Promises, Promises

Saving the Arts

Celebrating Teachers

Testing...Testing...Testing

Teaching: The First Year

Education's Big Gamble: Charter Schools

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  • Premiered: October 28, 1993
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A survey of American social issues from Peabody-winning journalist John Merrow. Topics included a look at violence in a Brooklyn neighborhood; the role of educators in shaping the value systems of adolescents; methods to educate children with physical, men… (more)

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