New report showcases lower dropout rates during White House Summit

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A new report released -- in partnership between Alliance for Excellent Education, America’s Promise Alliance, Civic Enterprises and the Everyone Graduates Center --shows fewer students are dropping out, which was released the same day of a national summit on next-generation high schools.

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Partner Spotlight: Innovative Concept Academy

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Innovative Concept Academy is giving students who might be perceived as troubled or delinquent a chance to stay on track in school to earn a high school diploma.

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Community talks school discipline in #AmGradSTL chat

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Ahead of the "Suspended Futures: the School Discipline Debate" townhall on Oct. 28, Nine Network and St. Louis Public Radio took to Twitter to talk to people about suspensions and expulsions in our region.

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October Station Highlights

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Here's what is happening around Nine Network's American Graduate.

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Partner Spotlight: Beyond Housing

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Beyond Housing provides resources and support to low-income families to reach their long-term goals.

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Nine Network helps ring closing bell of Nasdaq

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Nine Network of Public Media President & CEO Jack Galmiche and Senior Vice President of Community Engagement Amy Shaw joined WNET and CPB in ringing the closing bell of the Nasdaq in honor of American Graduate Day.

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Nine Network September Highlights

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See what's been happening in our local work for American Graduate.

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School Matters Everyday: September is Attendance Awareness Month

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September is Attendance Awareness Month.

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Partner Spotlight: KIPP St. Louis

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KIPP St. Louis is part of a national network of college preparatory public charter schools that provides elementary and middle school students with academic skills and character development.

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Aim High encourages students to step up their education goals

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The summer enrichment program is devoted to helping kids in the St. Louis area graduate high school. With such growing success, the program has expanded to a new and third location. 

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Nine Network garners 7 Emmy nominations

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Among the 7 nominations for the Mid-America EMMYS, American Graduate and a content feature piece were each nominated for Emmys.

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August Station Highlights

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Here's what's happened recently with American Graduate in St. Louis.

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Partner Spotlight: Epworth Children & Family Services

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Epworth Children & Family Services provides youth, children, and families with programs and services that help them overcome challenges and thrive in society.

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Dad teaches, inspires son to use brain as a weapon in life

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Michael Stayton is a rising senior at Cardinal Ritter College Prep in St. Louis, MO. During the summer of 2015, he worked as an intern for Nine Network of Public Media and chose his dad as the subject of his blog post. This is in his own words below. 

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Partner Spotlight: YMCA Community Literacy

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YMCA Community Literacy offers a variety of high-quality programs to help young people and adults improve their reading, writing, and English language skills. 

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