We are a consortium of public media stations committed to exploring the challenges and opportunities confronting education in the southern United States in the 21st century.

 
NPR News Feed

Sometimes You Feel Like A Nut, Sometimes You Just Drive One

After graduation, Mason Kerwick landed a nutty job — quite literally. For the next year, he and his two team members will don the monocle of Mr. Peanut and drive the Planters Peanut Nutmobile.

White House Says Delayed Action On Climate Change Could Cost Billions

The White House says the cost of inaction outweighs the cost of implementing more stringent regulations on greenhouse gas emissions.

Athletes Should Fear The Heat More Than The Heart Attack

It's hard not to worry about heart problems when running hard in hot weather. But heat stroke is a far bigger health risk, researchers say. Marathon organizers are trying to make races safer.

China Puts Former Top Communist Party Official Under Investigation

Former security czar Zhou Yongkang is accused of "serious disciplinary violation," which often implies that criminal corruption charges will follow.

Israeli PM Netanyahu Says Gaza War Could Be 'Prolonged'

Benjamin Netanyahu called the operation in Gaza justified and asked Israeli citizens to prepare for a long conflict.