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January 2014

Center For Media & Social Impact, "Class Dismissed: Engaging Dropouts and Communities on Public Media", January 30, 2014

edSurge, "How Are Kids Using Educational Media at Home?", January 27, 2014

Joan Ganz Cooney Center"How Can Public Media Foster Kids' Learning?", January 27, 2014

PBS SoCal, "PBS SoCal Hosts American Graduate Community Town Hall to Discuss Solutions to the Dropout Crisis", January 24, 2014

PBS, "PBS celebrates Black History Month with new programs and a digital campaign that unites more than a century of history and culture", January 16, 2014

Electronic Urban Report, "PBS' 'American Promise' Asks 'How Can We Help Black Boys?'", January 15, 2014

Daily Press, "Hampton Roads community asked to help prevent students from dropping out of school", January 9, 2014


February 2014

CPB, "CPB and PBS Announce $20 Million American Graduate/ PBS Kids Fund", February 26, 2014

Edutopia"My 'Academy Awards' for Best Educational Documentaries", February 25, 2014
Wyoming Public Media, "Wyoming Public Media Receives Grant to Fund Education Reporter", February 5, 2014

Family Resource Center, "Family Resource Center to Honor Nine Network President/CEO Jack Galmiche at 40th Anniversary Gala", February 3, 2014


March 2014

NPR: "A Homeless Teen Finds Solace In A Teacher And A Recording", March 7, 2014

PlayScience Lab Notes, "CPB and PBS Announce American Graduate/ PBS Kids Fund", March 5, 2014


April 2014

Education Writers Association: WAMU's Kavitha Cardoza and Tara Boyle win Investigative Reporting Prize for special series, 'Yesterday's Dropouts', April 7, 2014

Broadway World: "Youth Speaks Launches 'RAISE UP,' A Public Media Spoken Word & Hip Hop Contest and Radio Special in Partnership with the Kennedy Center Taking on the Drop Out Crisis" April 7, 2014
Youth Speaks:"Youth Speaks Launches “RAISE UP,” A Public Media Spoken Word & Hip Hop Contest and Radio Special In Partnership with The Kennedy Center" April 7, 2014


May 2014

The Sacramento Bee, Scholarship is dream come true for Vegas girl, May 28, 2014


June 2014

WUNC, News Stories Get A Hip-Hop Beat At Summer Camp, June 17, 2014

New York Times, Stop Holding Us Back, June 11, 2014


August 2014

The Shreveport Times, LPB gets $100,000 grant, August 30, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel, WUCF TV receives $200,000 grant to tackle dropout crisis, August 30, 2014

The Washington PostAt-risk students need more help from us, not Washington, August 29, 2014

Business Sun, CPB adds 6.2 million in American Graduate grants, reveals national broadcast plans, August 28, 2014

Billboard, Tony Bennett Joins Campaign Urging Kids to Stay in School, August 28, 2014

The Rochester Business Journal, WXXI gets $200K to improve education standards, August 28, 2014

The Lens, Webcast: graduation rates and job readiness part of WYES coverage, August 28, 2014

The Benton Foundation, CPB Awards American Graduate Community Grants to 33 Public Media Stations, August 27, 2014

Broadway World, Wes Moore to Host 'American Graduate Day 2014', August 27, 2014

U.S. News and World Report, Tony Bennett, Edward James Olmos, Colin Powell join 'American Graduate Day 2014' program, August 27, 2014

News Miner, Initiative aims to help solve 'drop-out crisis', August 26, 2014


September 2014

The Dispatch, Columbus residents that are youth advocates featured on WOSU-TV, September 26, 2014, Cleveland student Johnny Owens featured in American Graduate Day programming on PBS, September 25, 2014

Metro Focus, American Graduate Day: Tony Bennett on Using the Arts to Keep Students in School, September 25, 2014

KERA, KERA-TV and PBS Profiles 'Champions' Who Keep Kids on Track to Graduate, September 25, 2014

The Washington Post, Catch Questlove and Black Thought at the Kennedy Center for free on SundaySeptember 25, 2014

Current, American Graduate announces winners of spoken-word competitionSeptember 24, 2014

KVUE, KLRU-TV awarded $200,000 community grant for education, September 24, 2014

WDBJ, Roanoke City Schools to get national recognition for music program, September 24, 2014

WJCT, American Graduate Honor Local Education Advocates, September 24, 2014

Insurance News Net, 14 Million in GEAR UP Grant, September 23, 2014

Penn State News, WPSU to participate in American Graduate Day 2014 with special programming, September 23, 2014

Arizona Public Media, American Graduate Day 2014, September 23, 2014, Trenton District-Wide marching band to perform at Lincoln Center for 'American Graduate Day' broadcastSeptember 23, 2014

PR Newswire, Youth Speaks Announces American Graduate Raise Up Winners, September 23, 2014

World News, Youth Speaks Announces American Graduate Raise Up Winners, September 23, 2014

The Eureka Times-Standard, Blue Ox program in Eureka featured nationally, September 21, 2014

Nevada Business, Las Vegas High School Featured in Day-long Multiplatform Event Celebrating "Stories of Champions" - Individuals and OrganizationsCommitted to Improving Outcomes for Youth and Raising Graduation Rates, September 18, 2014

Current,Spoken-word contest gives students the stage to discuss the dropout crisis, September 12, 2014

Current, Next phase of American Graduate station grants to emphasize early education, September 10, 2014

The Suburban Times, KBTC receives $100,000 community service grant, September 8, 2014


October 2014

Corporation for Public BroadcastingCPB awards grants for American Graduate digital video projects


November 2014

BritDoc Impact AwardsAmerican Promise wins BritDoc Impact Awards


December 2014

CPB, CPB, PBS increase commitment to provide educational TV & Digital media resources

NPR, From Feeling Lost To Army Strong, With The Help Of Poetry