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January 2012

NPT Gathers Teachers for an ‘American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen’ Teacher Town Hall (Jan. 30, 2012)

CET Kicks Off “American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen” (Jan. 26, 2012)

March 2012

High School Dropout Crisis is Focus of New Documentary From Ideas in Action with Jim Glassman (March 28, 2012)

Media Partners Join WHRO to Address Dropout Crisis as Part of American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen (March 19, 2012)

WHRO to Air Documentary About Hampton Roads’ Dropout Issue (March 19, 2012) Re-launches with New Research Resource, Video and Community Connections  (March 19, 2012)

Public Media Stations Launch Youth Media Projects as Part of "American Graduate" Initiative to Address Dropout Crisis  (March 8, 2012)

April 2012

WJCT and Florida Stations Are Part of “American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen” (April 5, 2012)


May 2012

American Graduate: A Conversation with Teachers Premieres Monday, June 18 at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN  (May 31, 2012)

WHUT Hosts a Teacher Town Hall to Address the Dropout Crisis in the D.C. Metro Area (May 21, 2012)

ITVS Announces Production of American Graduate Latino Programming to Address Latino High School Dropout Crisis  (May 1, 2012)

June 2012

American Graduate Public Media Stations Offer Students Career Exploration Opportunities  (June 19, 2012)

Navajo Teen Athletes Race Toward the Future in POV's 'Up Heartbreak Hill,' Premiering Thursday, July 26, 2012 on PBS  (June 7, 2012)

July 2012

Anna Deavere Smith Honored by Corporation for Public Broadcasting as a Champion of Public Media (July 20, 2012)

August 2012

New online portal features outstanding public media resources from the last decade
By: eSchool News | August 29, 2012

Pubcasting Tackles the Dropout Crisis - American Graduate puts stations in convener, problem-solver roles
By: Dru Sefton | | August 20, 2012

September 2012

CNN, "PBS documentary 'Dropout Nation' follows students in Houston on the verge of dropping out", September 25, 2012

Houston Chronicle, 'Dropout Nation' a story of hope', September 24, 2012

PBS NewsHour, "American Graduate Day, a Community Effort to Curb the Dropout Crisis", September 28, 2012
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
, “Public TV Telethon Takes Aim at Dropout Rates,” September 24, 2012

The New York Times, “Public Broadcasting Takes Role in Curbing Dropout Rates,” September 23, 2012

The Huffington Post, “American Graduate Day Highlights Fight to Curb Student Dropouts,” September 22, 2012

Belief Net, “American Graduate Day on NYC’s Channel 13,” September 22, 2012

The Indianapolis Star, “WFYI Devotes 17 Hours of Saturday’s TV to Education Initiative,” September 20, 2012

Beyond the Box, “Celebrate American Graduate Day,” September 21, 2012

Des Moines Register, “Iowa View: 1 Day Can Have Big Impact on Teen’s Life,” September 20, 2012

Sun Herald, “@Home Briefs,” September 20, 2012
St. Louis Beacon, " Take Five: Nine Network leads nationwide anti-dropout effort", September 20, 2012

The Oakland Press, “American Graduate Day to Highlight Education Crisis,” September 19, 2012

November 2012

NETA, "Get the Math Educator's Media Kit honored with 2012 NETA Award", November 1, 2012
"Mission US- Mission 2: Flight to Freedom honored with 2012 NETA Award", November 1, 2012

Kitsap Sun,Communities In Schools Participate in First Ever American Graduate Day September 22, 2012”  September 19, 2012

MENTOR, "MENTOR Supports Corporation for Public Broadcasting's American Graduate Day September 22," September 18, 2012

CPB, "Public Media to Launch First-Ever AMERICAN GRADUATE DAY on September 22, 2012," September 10, 2012