Four Springfield programs will be featured in a documentary that’s expected to air next year.  The four-part series, “Our Kids,” produced by the Media Policy Center, examines the widening opportunity gap between rich and poor students and what communities can do to narrow the gap.

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There’s been much to absorb for media outlets across the country following the conclusion of this latest presidential election cycle. The change in political leadership also brings new issues and stories to share with audiences.

At PBS, whose 350 member stations combine to reach nearly 100 million people each month, its focus moving forward remains on how to facilitate conversations surrounding the big issues.