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Join KQED at the American Graduate Teacher Town Hall Event

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KQED has launched American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen — a local initiative to help combat the dropout crisis in Oakland. KQED and Oakland’s Promise Alliance will address the issue by working with local schools, businesses and community organizations to … Continue reading »


Join a Live Chat Friday at 1:30 p.m. ET on Dropouts and Delinquents

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Newshour American Graduate February 1, 2012 Written By: Kelly Chen This week, the NewsHour’s American Graduate team takes a look at juvenile justice and gang violence as it relates to the dropout crisis, with reports starting Wednesday on our broadcast … Continue reading »


Steering Girls to Science and Tech Careers

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KQED Mind/Shift Blog January 6, 2012 Written by Tina Barseghian For Ebony Green, a career as a scientist might have seemed unlikely just last year. The stereotypical outcome for girls like Ebony, an eighth-grader at Frick Middle School in a … Continue reading »


Steering Girls To Science and Tech Careers

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MindShift Blog January 6, 2012 Written By Tina Barseghian For Ebony Green, a career as a scientist might have seemed unlikely just last year. The stereotypical outcome for girls like Ebony, an eighth-grader at Frick Middle School in a rough … Continue reading »


Video: WMHT American Graduate Town Hall

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Originally Aired November 17, 2011 Albany, N.Y. currently reports a high school graduation rate of only 47 percent, and some other communities in the region are also struggling to see many of their students through to graduation. Elaine Houston moderates … Continue reading »


Video: St. Louis Teacher Town Hall Segment on PBS NewsHour

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Report aired November 8, 2011 Over the next 18 months, the NewsHour is joining with other public media to examine consequences and solutions. The series is called the American Graduate Project. More than 100 teachers were invited to a town … Continue reading »