In America's high schools, students are playing a game whose only rule is to break the rules.
Here's a collection of stories about crib notes, secret codes, and elaborate heists, as told by the players and the referees: students and teachers from across the country.
There Was a Whole Lotta Hundreds... was commissioned for the 2005 ShortDocs: Stories About Games.
Michael Kavanagh is an independent reporter and producer based in New Haven, Connecticut. He began working in radio as an intern at NPR's Talk of the Nation and then went on to work for The Connection, On the Media, and The Next Big Thing. He has taught and mentored WNYC's Radio Rookies and trained community radio journalists in Afghanistan. His domestic and foreign reporting now appears regularly on NPR & PRI's news magazines, Slate, Grist, and the Boston Globe. Kavanagh was a 2004 Pew Fellow in International Journalism.
There Was a Whole Lotta Hundreds... was presented by Michael Kavanagh at the opening session of the 2005 Third Coast Conference - Ready, Set, Go! Presenting the 2005 Third Coast Festival ShortDocs: Stories About Games.
Read about and listen to all of the 2005 ShortDocs: Stories About Games.