No Limits

No Limits is WFYI Public Radio's weekly news and public affairs program. Host John Krull, director of Franklin College's Pulliam School of Journalism, and guests talk about the issues that matter to people, the questions that intrigue us and the ideas in politics, education, the arts, and beyond that foster good discussion. The goal is to create the sort of forum in which the wisest voice, not the loudest one, carries the day. The following are No Limits eposides that focus on Education topics.

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"American Graduate Day 2015" - October 1, 2015
WFYI's continuing support of the American Graduate initiative brings together three diverse perpsectives in the goal of helping students on the road to a high school diploma.  Guests include 100 Black Men Board President, James Duke, Jennifer Burke, President and CEO of Junior Achievement of Central Indiana; and Lauren Hall, co-founder of Indy Pulse, a slam poetry project aimed at students.

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"School to Prison PIpeline" - September 10, 2015
During a McKinney Law School project "Rupturing the School to Prison Pipeline," students found that many student offenses that would have been previously addressed wtih deetntion or in-school suspension are now landing students in the criminal justice system. Law students discuss their findings during this No Limits episode.

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"Navigating the Waters of Post-Secondar Education" - August 20, 2015
Navigating the waters of post-secondary education can be tough for anyone, but especially for those whose family experience in college is limited or non-existent. We'll learn about an important event this weekend in Indianapolis designed to put students on the right track through the Center for Leadership Development's College Prep Conference and College Fair.

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"Back to School" - August 4, 2015
Reporters Eric Weddle, WFYI; Scott Elliott, Chalkbeat Indiana bureau chief; and Claire McInerny, StateImpact Indiana Education, are each following year-long projects. Discussion includes the Indiana teacher shortage, school disipline, and State Superintendent Glenda Ritz's run for governor.

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"Early Learning Advisory Committee Report" - July 9, 2015
Kevin Bain, President and CEO of Welborn Baptist Foundation, and Amanda Lopez, President of Transform Consulting Group, are two members of the Governor Pence's Indiana Early Learning Advisory Committee (ELAC). They discuss the findings from the 2015 report to Governor Mike Pence and the State's Legislative Council.

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"Indiana Youth Institute: Post Secondary Counseling" - May 19, 2015
Bill Stanczykiewicz of the Indiana Youth Institute discusses the disconnect between high school graduation the transition to post-secondary education.

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"Building a Grad Nation" - June 4, 2015
John Bridgeland, CEO of Civi Enterprises and co-authort of the Building a Grad Nation Report, discusses high school graduation rates and what it will take to get our nation to 90%.

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"Lost in Translation" - April 23, 2015
In continuation of "Lost in Translation: Struggle and Sucess as a Language Barriers Reshape Indianapolis Schools" series, WFYI's Eric Weddle, Chalbeat's Scott Elliott, and Stephanie Wang of the Indianapolis Star continue the conversation around immigrant students.

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Adverse Childhood Experiences - April 21, 2015
Susan Dreyfus, the CEO of the National Alliance for Strong Families and Communities, discusses adverse childhood experiences on behalf of Families First.

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Music in our Schools Month - March 10, 2015
March is Music in Our Schools Month(30th anniversary), apropos for a discussion about music education in the classroom. Guests are Lane Velayo, Executive Director of...

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Kids Count Data - February 26, 2015
Kids Count Data Book 2015 with in studio guestBill Stanczykiewicz, President & CEO, Indiana Youth Institute.

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Public Education - February 12, 2015
An hour with State Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz.

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National School Choice Week - January 27, 2015
Indiana is widely considered to have the nation's most extensive school choice initiative, and schoolchoiceweek.com indicates 165 events to mark the week will be held...

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Bullying Film: “Mentor” - January 22, 2015
"Mentor" film producer and Butler Visiting Professor Alix Lambert discusses her bullying film "Mentor," about the suicides of students at Mentor High School in Ohio, described by families as...

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United Way of Central Indiana - January 13, 2015
United way of Central Indiana and how it will address the prevailing community needs in central Indiana in the new year – Early Childhood Ed (PreK) and Indiana's 2-1-1...

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Documentary Film: “Children of the Dumping Ground” - December 9, 2014
"Children of the Dumping Ground" - Karen Grau, documentary film producer; Jim Dalton, President and CEO of Damar. The new documentary is the story of an autistic Hoosier child who...

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Chalkbeat Indiana - November 6, 2014
Scott Elliott, founding bureau chief of Chalkbeat Indiana, discusses current education issues in the state.

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Indianapolis Charter Schools/School Choice
A discussion of Indianapolis charter schools/school choice with guests - Brandon Brown, Indianapolis Office of Education Innovation; Janet McNeal, Herron HS Head of School...

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American Graduate Day Special - September 25, 2014
No Limits highlights the third annual American Graduate Day, coming up on Saturday 9/27. "American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen" is a national public media initiative...

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Funding Early Childhood Education - September 4, 2014
Eli Lilly & Company leads Indianapolis businesses on Mayor Ballard's anti-crime plan commitment to funding early childhood education opportunities for low-income, at-risk...

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Aging-Out of Foster Care - June 19, 2014
Children aging-out of foster care. Guests are national expert Gary Stangler of Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative, Sam Criss locally of Connected By 25, and Stephanie Yoder locally of...

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Summer Meals - June 5, 2014
A discussion of IPS' summer meal program with Dr. Pat Rogan, Executive Associate Dean, IUPUI School of Education; Siobhan Carey, Director of Dining Services, Chartwells; Jason Yantiss, Waldron Will.

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Educating African-American Boys - May 27, 2014
A discussion about educating African-American boys with guests: Karega Rausch, Research Associate at Indiana University; Rob Helfenbein, Curriculum Studies Director...

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Central Indiana Education Alliance - May 8, 2014
Central Indiana Education Alliance/Education Weekend-STEAM Day. Guests Angelique Walker-Smith, Executive Director of the Church Federation of Indianapolis; and...

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Indiana Commission on Children - April 17, 2014
Indiana Commission on Children: DCS Director Mary Beth Bonaventura; IN Supreme Court Justice Loretta Rush; possibly State Rep. Rebecca Kubacki (R - Syracuse).

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Dropout Recovery Schools - March 4, 2014
Talking about dropout recovery schools with guests Scott Bess the CEO of Goodwill Education Initiatives, the Director of Excel Center West Jonathan Gates and...

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Student Testing - February 25, 2014
The right and wrong ways to test students with guests Dr. Lori Desautels with Marian University, Crooked Creek Elementary School Principal Kimberly Piper and Mary Kay Hunt with the Pike Township Schools.

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Chronic Absenteeism - January 21, 2014
Chronic absenteeism discussion with guests: Juvenile Community Prosecutor Kristen Martin from the Marion County Prosecutor's Office, Dr. Chad Lochmiller from the...

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Big Brothers and Big Sisters - January 2, 2014
About the Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) organization with guests: BBBS of Central Indiana CEO Darcey Palmer-Shultz, WFYI reporter/big brother Sam Klemet and Sam's 16 year old little brother Jayden Holsclaw.

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Early Childhood Development - November 26, 2013
Discussion of early childhood development with the President/CEO of Day Nursery Association Dr. Ted Maple and Dr. Thomas Lock from Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health.

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Educational Neuroscience - October 17, 2013
Educational Neuroscience discussion with guests Dr. Lori Desautels of Marian University, Washington Township Schools Superintendent Dr. Nikki Woodson and learning specialist Dr. Terry Small.

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Extended Learning - September 24, 2013
The subject of extended learning...ahead of American Graduate day with guests Erik Peterson with Indiana's Afterschool Network, Dan Diehl with Diehl Evaluation and Consulting and Bob Abrams with EcO15.

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School Vouchers - July 25, 2013
School Vouchers with guests - Friedman Foundation President and CEO Robert Enlow, Ft. Wayne Community School Board President Mark GiaQuinta and student voucher parent Karinya Chrisler.

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Summer Learning - June 20, 2013
Summer Learning with Earl Phalen of Summer Advantage USA and the Phalen Leadership Academies, Lee Ann Harris with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Indianapolis and Chris Cairo, Director of Project Development at the Indianapolis Public Library.

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Autism - April 11, 2013
Autism - with guests Chad Gray - IMPD detective/father of autistic son, Vincent Lamarca - Lovaas Institute, Dana Renay - Autism Society of Indiana.

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Early Childhood Education - March 5, 2013
Early childhood education with guests Ted Maple - United Way of Central Indiana Director of Education, Connie Sherman - St. Mary's Child Center, Connie Bond Stuart - PNC Bank.

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Indy’s Kids and Education Success - January 31, 2013
No Limits kicks off the 2013 Indy Talks series on Indy's kids and education success...

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Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction - January 17, 2013
No Limits spends an hour with incoming Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz.

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Online Adult Education - December 6 ,2013
No Limits discusses online adult education with Western Governors University Indiana Chancellor Allison Barber and Gina DelSanto with the Indiana Commission for Higher Education.

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“What’s Possible” Community Education Forums - November 1, 2012
A discussion of the results of the "What's Possible" community education forums held over the summer.

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School Takeovers - August 9, 2012
A discussion on the state takeover of underperforming schools with Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett, IPS Superintendent Eugene White and Ed Power Chancellor Marcus Robinson.

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American Graduate Special - June 28, 2012
A special American Graduate edition of No Limits features Indianapolis teachers and students. They'll take time from their summer breaks to talk to guest host Jo Ann Klooz. They'll share their views on what contributes to classroom success...

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Indianapolis Drop Out Problem - May 17, 2012
In conjunction with WFYI's American Graduate work, No Limits will look at the school drop out issue in Indianapolis and what's being done to entice young people back to class...

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Early Childhood Reading - April 26, 2012
No Limits talks about early childhood reading with Indianapolis Public Library CEO Jackie Nytes, library early learning specialist Abby Brown, and United Way of Central Indiana President and CEO Ellen Annala.

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Bullying - March 29, 2012
A repeat of the February 23 show about bullying. No Limits looks at employing disabled people with our guests Congressman Andre Carson, Bosma Enterprises CEO Lou Moneymaker, and Trelles Evans of Goodwill Industries.

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Paying for College - March 1, 2012
No Limits talks about paying for college. Our guest panel will include Indiana Higher Education Commissioner Teresa Lubbers, Ivy Tech Community College President Tom Snyder and Hamilton Southeastern High School guidance counselor Bill Zoeller.

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Bullying - February 23, 2012
No Limits discusses the topic of bullying - in and out of school and online with guests - Westlane Middle School Principal Linda Lawrence, Westlane 8th grader Oliver Hobson, and Brandie Oliver - a Butler University assistant professor of school counseling.

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Celebrate Science Indiana - October 6, 2011A preview of the October 8 Celebrate Science Indiana event and discussion of the growing focus on STEM courses - science, technology, engineering and math....

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