180 Days: A Year Inside An American High School

180 Days: A Year Inside An American High School

Thu, 09/26/2013 - 7:00pm

Tiara Parker

Courtesy of Breht Gardner´╗┐

Observe a team of teachers and school leaders dealing with teenagers and pressures on the administration.´╗┐  180 Days: A Year Inside An American High School´╗┐, a two-part series airing Thursday, September 26 and Friday, September´╗┐ 27 at 7 p.m. on WXXI World. 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 ÔÇťproficientÔÇŁ in math and only 19 percent in reading. 

The program encores Part 1 on 9/27 8-10am, 2-4pm, ´╗┐ and Part 2 on 9/28 8-10am, 2-4pm on WXXI World.

See a Series Preview Here:

The program is part of American Graduate: LetÔÇÖs 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:

180 Days: A Year Inside An American High School´╗┐ is made possible´╗┐ with support from:

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