On-Demand:180 Days: A Year Inside An American High School

On-Demand:180 Days: A Year Inside An American High School

Tiara Parker

Courtesy of Breht Gardner


Observe a team of teachers and school leaders dealing with teenagers and pressures on the administration. Access discussion guides to hold your own talkback! 180 Days: A Year Inside An American High School, a two-part series now available on-demand.  The program is an intimate portrait of life for the first graduating class of Washington Metropolitan High School (DC Met), a public school in Washington, D.C, where only seven percent of students are deemed “proficient” in math and only 19 percent in reading. 

Hold a talkback! DOWNLOAD PDFs > EDUCATOR DISCUSSION GUIDE | YOUTH DISCUSSION GUIDE

The program is part of American Graduate: Let’s Make it Happen, a public media initiative supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), that helps communities nationwide understand and implement solutions to address the high school dropout crisis. American Graduate programming on WXXI is supported locally in part by:

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