TED Talks Education was hosted by John Legend and features inspirational talks about education innovation and the dropout crisis in America from Bill Gates, Geoffrey Canada, Sir Ken Robinson and others. Watch it on demand.
"Teacher Town Halls: A Summary of Findings and Impact", is a report based on survey responses of over 2,000 teachers across the US who participated in teacher town halls hosted by local public media stations. See the valuable insight they offer on everything from dropout prevention to job satisfaction.
"Tavis Smiley Reports: Education Under Arrest" is now available on demand. This new special looks at the connection between the juvenile justice system and the dropout rate among American teens, as well as efforts to end what has become known as “the school-to-prison pipeline.”
180 Days: A Year Inside an American High School - now available on demand- chronicles the lives of teachers, students, administrators and parents struggling to keep their students on track to graduation at DC Met, a public school in Washington, D.C.
The 2013 "Building a Grad Nation" report reveals that high school graduation rates are increasing and, for the first time, the nation is on track to meet the goal of a 90% graduation rate.
See how American Graduate stations are contributing.
How important is a high school diploma? In 1973, 72% of job required a High School diploma or less. By 2018, that number will shrink to 36%. Learn more about the economic impact of the dropout crisis.