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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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Development of Young Minds celebrated during "Week of the Young Child"

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Every year, the National Association for the Education of Young Children encourages the development of preschool aged children through activities and resources for families and educators.

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March Station Highlights: TPT, WNET, WSKG

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Public media stations across the country have been working to rally their community around youth and their success. See what stations have been working on recently.

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#BestSchoolDay brings out the best in stars' investments in youth

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On March 10, athletes, philanthropists and actors took action by donating toward local community schools' projects on DonorsChoose.org.

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February Station Highlights: PBS SoCal, WFSU, WHUT

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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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Report: Achievement gap persists among minority, low-income and students with disabilities

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The 2016 Building a Grad Nation brief showcases the urgency to help get all kids toward a 90 percent graduation rate goal in order to get the U.S. to its overall goal.

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ideastream engaging Ohio community in educational conversations

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ideastream will host two events this January.

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January Station Highlights: KET, KLRU, MPT

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See what's been happening at American Graduate stations across the country recently.

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American Graduate looks back at 2015

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The past year has marked a great year of growth and progress for American Graduate.

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