91.3 The Summit is a Model For Other Districts

Public Schools & Non-Commercial Radio
Posted on 07/16/2019
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In the 1950s, Columbus City Schools students listened to radio broadcasts — cutting-edge education technology — in their classrooms for an hour each morning. There were lessons on Ohio’s 88 counties and the city of Columbus, narrated by a teacher, to supplement state history units, according to archived Dispatch articles. Children also listened to science, math, art and music programs. By the 1960s, schools as far as 50 miles from Columbus tuned in, too, and the daily broadcasts grew to several hours. Read more about public radio stations >>.

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