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American Graduate Day

Our Local Stories of Champions:

Mary Dollison
Motivate our Minds founder
Jud Fisher
President and Chief Operating Officer of Ball Brothers Foundation
Sue Errington
Indiana State Representative

Stories of Champions BBF & Excellence in Teaching Award
Andy Bowne
Ivy Tech Community College Regional Chancellor
American Graduate Day
2014 Highlights


About the American Graduate initiative.

AmGrad-and-CPB-Logos_RGBToday’s global economy demands a more educated workforce. Communities are working together to improve 21st century learning and increase high school graduation rates to prepare more students for college and successful careers. Public media stations across the country are at the center of this community-based work — from quality content and forums to local partnerships and classroom resources — to increase understanding and access to solutions.

American Graduate: Let’s Make it Happen is a long term public media commitment, supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), to help communities implement solutions to the high school dropout crisis. Public media plays a significant role building individual activity, community capacity, and national awareness.

The dropout crisis demands attention now, and we are rising to the challenge of doing our part to address this problem. A new study conducted by the Everyone Graduates Center at Johns Hopkins School of Education finds that the American Graduate initiative has succeeded in building community capacity to meet the national priority of ending America’s high school dropout crisis. LEARN MORE


 

American Graduate Day September 27, 2014 on WIPB

This was a live national, multi-platform broadcast event focuses on the individuals and organizations working in communities across the country to keep students on the path to graduation.

HOSTS & SPECIAL GUESTS

Wes Moore
Wes Moore
Alma Powell
Alma Powell
Gen Colin Powell
Colin Powell
JuJu Chang
Juju Chang
Bianna-Golodryga-100
Bianna
Golodryga
Hari Sreenivasan
Hari
Sreenivasan
Lauren Wanko
Lauren Wanko
William Brangham
William Brangham
Lyn May
Lyn May
Rehema Ellis
Rehema Ellis
Elmo
Elmo
Brian Williams
Brian Williams
Jane Williams
Jane Williams
Allison Williams
Allison Williams
Doug Williams
Doug Williams
Tony Bennett
Tony Bennett
Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Jackie
Joyner-Kersee
CC Sabathia
CC Sabathia
Chris Knowings
Chris Knowings
>Miral Kotb
Miral Kotb