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September Station Highlights: KUEN, WUCF, WFSU

Last Updated by Lindsey Forsythe on

See what our American Graduate stations have been working on this past month. 

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Every Day Counts: Facts on Attendance, Achievement

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September is Attendance Awareness Month, and being at school everyday is an important factor for students staying on the path to graduation. 

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American Graduate rings NASDAQ closing bell

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Ahead of American Graduate Day on Oct. 3, American Graduate representatives will ring the closing bell of NASDAQ Friday, Aug. 28. 

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Oregon promises a college education to successful high school students

Posted by Meagan Banta-Lewis on

New legislation in Oregon awards high school students with a 2.5 GPA or higher a chance to earn a degree tuition free.

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6 Back-to-School Fun Facts

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As the kids head back to school this week and in subsequent days, we've compiled a list of facts around public education in the United States.

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Usher, LeBron James make moves to help youth

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The two mega celebrities have worked under their own respective organizations to help youth stay on the right path to graduation.

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August Station Highlights: CET/ThinkTV, NPT and CPT12

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American Graduate hub stations have been making big moves in the past month for their contributions. Here's a rundown of what's happened with them. 

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American Graduate films receive Emmy nods

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Among the recent 57 Emmy nominations garnered by PBS, three American Graduate films have received a number of their own nominations.

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Behind-the-Scenes at Tisch WNET Studios

Last Updated by Eva Pogosian on

We just wrapped a day-long taping for American Graduate Day 2015 with eleven incredible organizations working to keep kids on the path to graduation.

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PBS SoCal hosts Girls Inc. Extern for Summer

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PBS SoCaL continues our work around awareness of the dropout prevention by helping youth find themselves with a diploma and the skills they need to be successful, contributing adults. 

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American Graduate Day is Back!

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Follow this blog for updates on our local and national community partners’ work, our American Graduate Champions, and exclusive looks at the making of American Graduate Day 2015!

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Get out & ‘Find Your Park’ for National Parks & Recreation Month

Last Updated by Meagan Banta-Lewis on

July is National Parks & Recreation Month, and it coincides with the 100th birthday of the National Parks Service. In celebration, a new website gives people the opportunity to find their park and get outdoors.

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USDA works to resolve Summer Hunger amongst children

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The summer food service program ensures children from low-income areas receive proper nutrition while school is not in session.

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NPR sheds light on rising graduation rates

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National Public Radio, with the help of several member stations across the country, dived into rising graduation rates across the country and what it truly means. 

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WVIZ/PBS wins NAB Service to Children Award

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The Cleveland PBS station won the award for its work in Slavic Village, one of the poorest neighborhoods in the city.

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