Tyler Thompson attends the Oakland School for the Arts. He's been learning Chinese since he was young and now can sing complex roles and often is invited to perform for Chinese officials.
We hear from Radio Rookies reporter Kadeem Wright as he tries to figure out why he is so unmotivated about school and his future.
Brandon Rease, a high school polo player, gives a tour of the stable his team uses in the heart of Philadelphia.
We hear from Radio Rookies reporter Kaddeem Wright as he tries to figure out why he is so unmotivated about school and his future.
We listen to a radio diary of US Olympic boxing team member Claressa Shields. Radio Diaries produced this portrait.
We hear from a man who visited Salinger's home in 1960, to ask whether Salinger would allow him to adapt The Catcher in the Rye for his high school's stage.
Brad Tobin, a teacher from the closest high school to the shooting in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater last month, talks about helping students cope with trauma.
In high school, Mike Baab worked as an undercover liquor operative for the Washington State Liquor Control Board.
Shi Leach skipped classes and blew off work, but guidance at a North Carolina university helped him flourish.
Bailey Karpa almost dropped out when she got pregnant at 16, but when she got help from a Washington state program for teen parents, she found a manageable routine.
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