On-Demand State of The Re:Union: Summer in Sanctuary – An American Graduate Special

On-Demand State of The Re:Union: Summer in Sanctuary – An American Graduate Special

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Listen On-Demand State of The Re:Union: Summer in Sanctuary – An American Graduate Special airing on AM 1370

In support of the American Graduate, a public media initiative to help students stay on the path to on-time high school graduation and future success, WXXI presents State of The Re:Union: Summer in Sanctuary – An American Graduate Special," Aired Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 9 p.m. on AM 1370 & streamed live at http://wxxi.org/listen

Every day in America, more than 7,000 students drop out of school. In a State of the Re:Union (SOTRU) first, this episode combines radio drama and documentary to explore America’s dropout epidemic through the intimate story of one man’s attempt to make a difference in the lives of a group of high-risk kids. Based on the celebrated off-broadway show by SOTRU host Al Letson, this episode chronicles Letson’s journey teaching at a summer camp at the Sanctuary on 8th Street, a community center in an economically challenged neighborhood of Jacksonville, Florida.

Listen On-Demand at: http://stateofthereunion.com/summer-in-sanctuary-an-american-graduate-special

Local support for the American Graduate Initiative and this broadcast is made possible by Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection, preparing students for graduation, college, and a career.

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