American Graduate Updates - Archive
Monday, February 11, 2013
American Graduate Brings WHRO and Community Partners Together at Local Grad Nation Summit
DPT’s Partners Sharing Their Content with Stakeholders in Detroit
Public Broadcasting Atlanta and WABE Share the Personal Side of the Dropout Crisis
Monday, February 4, 2013
Public Media Content—On air, Online, and In the Community—Has the Power to Tell the Complex Story of the Dropout Crisis.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Partnerships Help Vegas PBS Build New Mentoring Site to Train and Connect Mentors
Nine Network’s Content Creation Process Strengthens Relationships with Community Organizations
WTTW’s Journalism Helps Increase Awareness of Education Issues
Monday, January 21, 2013
WFYI Deploys Multiple Station Assets to Help Indiana Address the Dropout Crisis
New Mexico PBS “Public Square” Show Generates Authentic Conversation on Education Issues
Twin Cities Public Television Deploys New Way to Engage Students on Dropout Issues
Monday, January 14, 2013
WFSU and United Way Use SUPER WHY! to Improve Literacy Skills of Florida Students
PBA Parent Summits Bring Vital Resources, Ideas, to Keep Atlanta Kids on Track
WSKG Event Gets Chronically Absent Students to School…On Saturday!
Monday, January 7, 2013
Nine’s Teacher Wall Brings to Light Local Teachers’ Perspectives
WHRO Providing “Motivational Moment” PSA
to Inspire Students, Connecting School to Success
North Carolina Students Get Opportunity to Share Their Perspective Through Poetry
Monday, December 17, 2012
WTTW Hosts Live Dropout Panel Show for 200-Member Audience and 35,000 Viewers
Community Partners Find WFSU’s Ability to Highlight Their Work Essential
MPB’s Mississippi State Stop-the-Drop Summit Brings Together Leaders in Education from Schools and Organizations
Monday, December 10, 2012
Unprecedented Partnership Between WHRO and Local ABC Affiliate WVEC Built on Common Goals
Vegas PBS Raises Education Issues Faced by Native Americans, Starting the Process of Engagement
WHUT’s Digital Media Arts Clubs Receive Praise from Participants, Education Leaders
Monday, December 3, 2012
American Graduate Helps PBS SoCaL Build Internal Capacity and External Relationships
Mexico PBS Partnership Brings Real World Data to Organizations, Community
Community Partners and APT Join to Bring “Stay in School Resources” to Teachers in Alabama
Monday, November 19, 2012
American Graduate Day Helps Detroit Public Television Expand Partnerships
Alabama Public Television Uses Diverse Content to Engage Teachers and Share Their Perspectives
Content and Events Bring Dropout Understanding and Solutions to Alaska
Monday, November 12, 2012
Indiana Superintendent Asks Community to Do Their Part for Graduation
Nashville Public Television Highlights Difficulties Faced by Immigrant Students
WMHT Brings Diverse Content, Voices on Education Issues to Upstate New York
Monday, October 29, 2012
Convening Partners Helps Shape Content, Rallies Chicagoans to Learn More
KQED and BAVC Continue Delivering Powerful Youth-Made Content
“Poetic Justice” Brings Student Perspectives to WUNC Listeners in North Carolina
Monday, October 22, 2012
Florida Student’s Report with WEDU gets Spotlight from NewsHour and Other Partners
CET Brings the Voice of John Legend to Students, Encouraging Graduation
WTVI Brings North Carolina Governor, Citizens and Organization Leaders Together
Monday, October 15, 2012
WTTW and Neighborhood Writing Alliance Offer Pathway for Communities’ Stories to Be Told
WEDU Highlights Successes of Florida Students and Mentors
WVAS-FM Montgomery Brings Community Together to Confront the Dropout Crisis
Monday, October 8, 2012
CET and Partners Used American Graduate Day to Build Partnerships, Increase Access to Giving Help
WUNC and its Partner Share Powerful Personal Education Testimonies of North Carolinians
New Mexico PBS Brings Youth Voices to Youth Audiences
Monday, October 1, 2012
1,000 Florida Teachers Engage, Learn, Grow at WJCT's TEACH Conference
WFYI's Education Work and Mentoring Partnerships Pave Way for Indiana Senator Coats Spot
Work Behind the Scenes Develops PBS SoCaL's Relationships and Builds Understanding in California
Monday, September 24, 2012
Nine Network Trains St. Louis Youth in Digital Storytelling, Developing Skills for Their Future
PBA, Partners Share Importance of Extracurriculars as NFL Stars Tell Atlanta's Kids to Stay in School
CET's Show FOCUS Shares Value of Early Literacy for Graduation and the Economy in Cincinnati
Monday, September 17, 2012
KQED, BUMP Records, and Students Celebrate the Debut of "An American Graduate"
WFSU Radio Shares Dozens of Community Voices Working to End the Dropout Crisis
KNME Spot Highlights the Fun that Allows Mentoring Relationships to Help Students
Monday, September 10, 2012
Detroit Students Graduate
with Help from Family, Professionals, and Innovative Resources
KQED and Their Community Partners
Use Oakland Back to School Event to Rally 2000+ for New School Year
American Graduate Student Testimonial
from WTTW Appears in Huffington Post
Monday, September 3, 2012
of the American Graduate Initiative
70+ Teens Come Together
to Share Their Perspectives on Graduation Issues.
WFYI Shares How Latino Students
Find Their Voice, and Skills, Through Digital Media Production
Monday, August 27, 2012
WHRO Student Reporting Labs
Give Virginia Students Skills and Opportunities
WTTW's Reporting Labs have Chicago Students
Sharing Their Peers' College Acceptance Success
WFSU Documentary Shows Employment Risks
of Dropping Out and Solutions to Get Back on Track to Graduation
Monday, August 20, 2012
KQED Student Audio Blog Shares
How Students Overcome Distractions to Graduation.
CET Helps Cincinnati Community
Hear Student Voices from the Frontlines of the Dropout Crisis
WHUT and Digital Media Arts Club
Bring Together Students to Discuss Bullying in Schools.
Monday, August 6, 2012
Southern Florida Youth Creativity
Shines in WLRN's PSA Contest's Winners Videos.
PBS SoCal Brings Teacher Voices
from their Town Hall to Charter School, Union Reform, and Teacher Evaluation Advocates.
Indiana Foster Children's Graduation Plight
Brought to Light by WFYI Interstitial
Monday, July 23, 2012
Florida Public Media Partnership
Brings Together Teachers From Across the State for Unique Statewide Teacher Town Hall at WJCT.
Local Leaders Agree:
Dropout Crisis in St. Louis Harms the Whole Community's Economy
DPT Celebrates Detroit's Graduates
and their Community Partners
Monday, July 16, 2012
Nashville teachers invite the community
to battle the dropout crisis.
Vegas Lawyers volunteer their time
as truancy judges to get at-risk students back on track.
KQED’s guest bloggers discuss
micro and macro ways of impacting dropout crisis in Northern California.
Monday, July 9, 2012
Student thanks WFSU and school
for helping her become a leader.
Aspiring students become the celebrities
at the St. Louis Celebrity Voices poetry reading and music jam.
CET & radio partner WVXU raise understanding
of how to increase graduation with individual learning plans that connect courses, college, and careers.
Monday, July 2, 2012
PBA and community partners
bring skills to students during summer.
WUSF road trip teachers
express concerns over merit pay policies.
DC teachers give their perspective
on the issues and solutions for impacting the dropout crisis.
Monday, June 18, 2012
Vegas PBS creates conversations
with other stakeholders increasing dialogue started by Teacher Town Hall.
DPTV and StoryCorps hear how
the power of relationships
help keep kids and teachers in school.
APT Teacher Town Hall
listens to the boots on the ground of efforts to increase graduation.
Monday, June 4, 2012
APT's community partner network
delivering value for stakeholders.
WHYY's report on fixing broken college pipeline
picked up by Huffington Post, Education Week.
New Mexico PBS interstitials
engage parents with warning signs.
Monday, May 21, 2012
WHRO in Norfolk, VA, leverages all platforms
to create community understanding of the dropout crisis.
KQED public radio hosts American Graduate forum
on the dropout crisis and potential solutions.
Michigan governer joins community leaders
for Detroit PTV American Graduate spots.
Monday, May 8, 2012
Student video on dropout crisis
produced with help from Detroit Public Television and PBS Newshour wins award.
New Mexico Partners to Amplify
American Graduate Teacher Town Hall.
Young poets share the stage with celebrities and proclaim their commitment in verse and music
to become American Graduates.
Monday, April 16, 2012
Community, family involvement and passion for teaching
weave through KQED's American Graduate Teacher Town Hall.
Three "ships" set sail in South Florida schools
to teach students about success in American Graduate-inspired partnership.
WHYY community dialogues inform School Reform Commission in Philadelphia.
Monday, April 9, 2012
WHRO American Graduate story shows how
Hot Meals and Homework is having an impact
Innovative American Graduate professional lunch series in Tallahassee is
connecting kids with their community and its leaders
Ray Suarez moderated the American Graduate Teacher Town Hall in Las Vegas, and
Vegas PBS has partnered with commercial media to raise understanding
of the dropout crisis in diverse communities.
Thursday, March 29, 2012
hub stations meet to evaluate initiative's progress and develop strategies
for the future.
New American Graduate program
StoryCorpsU empowers youth through storytelling
Dynamic new website
weaves American Graduate stories from across the country into a broad national story of impact.
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Students inspire through "Find Your Inspiration"
public service announcements on Chicago's WTTW-TV website.
American Graduate partners in St. Louis learn critical lessons from students
whose powerful stories reveal the obstacles to staying in school and the challenges of dropping out.
Program that inspires girls to enter fields traditionally dominated by males
is recognized in
's American Graduate series.
Monday, March 5, 2012
powerful American Graduate messages
through Nine Network and America SCORES St. Louis partnership.
Smaller class size big in improving student performance
, say participants at Nashville Public Television's American Graduate Teacher Town Hall.
Students share deeply personal stories of why they go to school
online pinboard as part of American Graduate.
PBS SoCaL honors dedicated teacher
who gives students the practical tools they need to succeed in business.
Monday, February 27, 2012
Importance of high school diploma spotlighted
in WHYY-FM and The Notebook American Graduate series in Philadelphia.
American Graduate sparks
Street Knowledge to College
, a new documentary web series by and for at-risk teens inspiring kids to stay in school.
D.C. teachers apply ABC's to address early warning signs of dropping out
in WAMU's American Graduate story.
Surgeon saves man's voice.
Man says: "Thank your teacher."
Teacher cries with renewed spirit.
From gang member to professor
, Victor Rios used education to change his life and help kids at risk.
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