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American Graduate

Series produced by The National Center for Media Engagement

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American Graduate is aimed at addressing high school dropout through public media.

American Graduate is a national initiative funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to create opportunities for public media to address high school dropout in communities across the United States.


32 Pieces

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BUMP records gives young Bay Area artists the opportunity to develop real-world skills through participation in a youth-run record label. Through a...

Bought by KWMR and KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle


  • Added: Sep 06, 2012
  • Length: 20:51
  • Purchases: 2
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California, Arizona, and Massachusetts have all replaced bilingual education with an English immersion model. This was supposed to help close the a...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2012
  • Length: 04:01
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Many foster children live in several homes during a short span of time. All of the disruption has been correlated to poor academic performance.

  • Added: Aug 21, 2012
  • Length: 02:26
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Markeal Dickey reflects on his high school experience and offers advice to upcoming students

  • Added: Aug 21, 2012
  • Length: 01:54
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High School Junior Pete Loves shares his feelings of success, defeat and perseverance in school.

  • Added: Aug 21, 2012
  • Length: 01:58
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A class president discusses his responsibilities and motivations, and how he sets an example for younger peers.

  • Added: Aug 21, 2012
  • Length: 01:58
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For the first time in state Senate history, a committee gathered in Sacramento this week to talk about a problem that they say has been ignored for...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2012
  • Length: 02:33
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An out-of-the-box teaching approach seeks to engage students through community members that come in to teach about specific topics of expertise.

  • Added: Aug 21, 2012
  • Length: 07:28
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Robert Baade is interviewed about his methods addressing diverse groups of students.

  • Added: Aug 21, 2012
  • Length: 07:43
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New Mexico students express their motivations for coming to school and what drives them to graduate, in part thanks to AVID.

  • Added: Aug 21, 2012
  • Length: 04:51
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KNME’s American Graduate series profiles nex+Gen Academy in Albuquerque, New Mexico, a magnet school focused on engaging average students with proj...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2012
  • Length: 07:24
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Welcome to Woodlawn High School in Birmingham, Alabama, a Title I "dropout factory" striving to improve its success rates.

  • Added: Aug 21, 2012
  • Length: 02:51
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Youth-produced content that deals with increased punishments over the years that may intimidate students and influence them to drop out.

  • Added: Aug 20, 2012
  • Length: 10:08
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Youth-produced content exploring the various reasons students drop out of high school, such as bullying and teen pregnancy.

  • Added: Aug 20, 2012
  • Length: 04:59
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WFSS seeks to actively engage the entire community to make a positive impact in the dropout crisis.

  • Added: Aug 20, 2012
  • Length: 12:56
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Kimberly Jordan, Development Director at WFSS is in the studio talking about the T$ Project.

  • Added: Aug 20, 2012
  • Length: 08:28
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Interview with Sheri Strickland, President of NCEA, discussing concerns with education reform in 2011.

  • Added: Aug 20, 2012
  • Length: 11:35
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Genoa McNeil, Assistant Director of Admissions and Fayetteville State University and Branton Church, Admissions Counsellor speak about their effort...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2012
  • Length: 08:51
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Claire Abdel-Malak, community outreach coordinator for Cumberland International Early College High School is interviewed about the intriguing metho...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2012
  • Length: 05:27
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Former students receive salaried training inside many of Colorado's white-collar companies as an alternative to difficult home settings.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2012
  • Length: 06:51