MO graduation rate ticks up, while IL slightly falls

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In Missouri, our graduation rate grew slightly to 87.8 percent, compared to 87.3 the previous year. In Illinois, the graduation rate actually fell slightly from 86 percent to 85.6 percent.

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Nine Network airs “Spotlight Education” September 12-17

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Nine Network will be among PBS stations airing a weeklong series of educational programs known as Spotlight Education.

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Nine Network honors 11 early education American Graduate Champions

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American Graduate Day returns September 17 with public media stations across the country airing the live, multiplatform event. As a part of the St. Louis celebration, The Nine Network of Public Media will recognize 11 early education professionals as American Graduate Champions during a breakfast on September 10, 2016.

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Partner Spotlight: University City Children's Center & LUME Institute

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University City Children’s Center (UCCC) and LUME Institute emphasize the importance of the emotional development of children.

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Partner Spotlight: St. Louis Graduates

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St. Louis Graduates provides resources to high school and college students to assist with postsecondary enrollment and completion.

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Nine Network June Highlights

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Programs have been a strong component for American Graduate this summer at Nine Network. Here are some of the latest highlights.

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Nine Network May Highlights

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Stay Tuned guests discussed the public schools lawsuit against the State of Missouri, while Clifford the Big Red Dog visited local friends.

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Partner Spotlight: Ritenour High School

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Ritenour High School prioritizes college and career readiness for all students.

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Report showcases opportunities, challenges of homeless students

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Monday, GradNation released "Hidden in Plain Sight: Homeless Students in America's Public Schools" in discussing a population of students who continue to need help on the road to graduation -- students in transition.

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Join the #PromiseChat Twitter Chat June 8

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American Graduate alongside America’s Promise Alliance, AT&T Aspire, Better Make Room, Pearson and Communities in Schools will host the #PromiseChat June 8 at 3 p.m. EDT. Nine Network serves as the executive producer of the initiative.

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Nine Network April Highlights

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Our producers have been busy checking out educational issues around the community.

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Partner Spotlight: Big Brothers Big Sisters

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri is a mentoring agency that builds trusting relationships between caring adults and youth.

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Missouri is on track to 90%; more work remains ahead

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In December, Missouri hit a graduation rate of 87.3% and is closing in on the national 90% goal, but more student subpopulations need help.

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Nine Network March/April Highlights

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See what Nine Network leadership and community organizations have worked on in the past month.

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St. Louis elementary teacher named PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator

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Chantell Mason of Iveland Elementary was named among 52 other teachers in the United States as a Digital Innovator. This is the third consecutive year a teacher from St. Louis has been named to the list.

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