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APM Reports Doc "Shadow Class" Wins Eddie Award

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Congratulations to our APM Reports colleagues Sasha Aslanian, Catherine Winter, Emily Hanford and Stephen Smith! The APM Reports documentary "Shadow Class" was awarded the Edwin Gould Foundation's "Eddie" prize last Thursday at the national Education Writers Association seminar.

About Shadow Class:
President Trump is ending a program that allowed some young, undocumented immigrants to stay and work in the United States. For some, that may mean the end of a dream of going to college. APM Reports tells the stories of young immigrants fighting for a piece of the American Dream and examines the historical events that brought us to this moment.

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Hear the documentary and explore the related digital features on APM Reports.

Listen to the 2018 Minnesota Varsity Showcase Concert

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Classical MPR is pleased to bring you the complete recording of the 2018 Minnesota Varsity Showcase Concert. The artistry, skill, and dedication of these young musicians will assure you that the future of classical music is in good hands!

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