American Graduate On-Demand programming

American Graduate On-Demand programming

Follow 5 high school students on their journey to graduate and succeed, while facing challenges including poverty, violence and drug abuse

Kids who are suspended or expelled from school are more likely to drop out and more likely to wind up in prison than kids with similar behaviors who are not kicked out. Kids of color are more likely to be suspended or expelled than white kids are. So what's really the issue here?

The documentary spotlights the efforts of school community to improve their school or see it close.

The documentary spotlights the 12-year journey of five extraordinary children in five countries as they struggle to get a basic education.

It’s the last few weeks of high school for Yessenia, a soft-spoken senior with two small daughters and a boyfriend who’d rather she stay at home than go to school. Yessenia’s forced to choose: stand up for herself and her daughters, or give in to expectation.

As graduation season commences, College Week is an insider’s perspective, rarely represented in mainstream media, about a tenacious group of teachers at Spencer Elementary Technology Academy. The school, located in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood, is committed to providing its students with access to technology, while setting high standards of excellence.

Admissions On Trial: Seven Decades of Race and Higher Ed looks at many universities, race helps determine who’s admitted. But a Supreme Court case could soon end that nationwide. We trace this issue from 1946 to today, and examine what race-blind admissions might look like.

A civic summit about engaging students in their future. 

This is the story of a unique initiative to transform American classrooms by focusing on teachers and the universities charged with training them.

 
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