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American Graduate Day set to close Spotlight Education Week

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Spotlight Education, set for September 12-17, will highlight primetime programs that examine the challenges facing today’s students and education system.

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New Report Highlights Kentucky's increasing graduation rate

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Kentucky is among the top states for graduation rates but also for narrowing the gap between low-income and non-low-income students. "For All Kids" looks at how they've done it for more than two decades.

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July 2016 AmGrad Updates

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WORLD Channel programs notches two Telly Awards, while American Graduate gets its own mobile app.

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UEN releases American Graduate Reality Check mobile app

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American Graduate has a new resource to help teens and young adults visualize the financial benefits of graduating from high school: the American Graduate Reality Check mobile app.

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WORLD Channel's "Local USA" American Graduate segment wins Telly Awards

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Local, USA, an original series from the WORLD Channel, won silver and bronze Telly Awards for an episode of short films titled, “American Graduate: Stories from The Classroom.”

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Station Highlights: KERA, NPT, Vegas PBS, WFSU

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See what events, stories and other news American Graduate stations across the country have produced.

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Report showcases opportunities, challenges of homeless students

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Civic Enterprises and Hart Research Associates wrote "Hidden in Plain Sight: Homeless Students in America's Public Schools" regarding the challenges of an often overlooked population -- homeless students.

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Join the #PromiseChat Twitter Chat on June 8

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American Graduate alongside America’s Promise Alliance, AT&T Aspire, Better Make Room, Pearson and Communities in Schools will host the #PromiseChat June 8 at 3 p.m. EDT

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Keep kids learning during summer is vital for student success

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As summer vacation rolls around for students, the break doesn't imply to stop learning. The "summer slide" could lead to students forgetting what they learned and leading down a path of less success.

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Station Highlights: KET, Colorado Public TV

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KET and Colorado Public Television have been making headlines in their American Graduate work.

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Building a GradNation 2016: Communities, states have work to do to reach 90%

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With the goal of a 90 percent graduation rate by 2020 rapidly approaching, the release of the 2016 Building a GradNation report offers a less than rosier picture to make sure all students are at that level. Although the United States hit a record high of 82.3 percent high school graduation rate, the report showcases that the growth has slowed and for the first time is not on track to reach the go

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March Station Highlights: LPB, WGBY, UEN

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Public media stations across the country are working toward improving outcomes for youth. Here's a snapshot of what's happened recently.

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PBS LearningMedia announces 2016 class of Digital Innovators

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Fifty-two teachers across the United States will serve for the next year as PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators.

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America's Promise Alliance honoring CPB CEO Pat Harrison

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The Corporation for Public Broadcasting CEO Pat Harrison will be honored at the 2016 Promise of America Awards Gala.

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Library Week celebrates public resource, service for all

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Library Week, which is April 10-16 this year, celebrates this cornerstone and highlights the importance of this institution for youth and adults alike.

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