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.

The weeklong series of special programs, slated for September 12-17, will feature primetime shows that bring attention to issues and challenges of the education system.

NOVA, FRONTLINE and NewsHour are among the regular PBS programs tied to Spotlight Education, but there’s also newer programs, including a new film from POV titled “All the Difference” and the nationwide premiere of TED TALKS “The Education Revolution.”

Among the titular programs from PBS, Nine Network will premiere its local documentary, “GOV: Gentlemen of Vision” Monday at 7pm. It’s other local documentary, “Works in Progress,” which premiered earlier this year will air Tuesday at 10 pm.

The weeklong event will conclude with a 4-hour American Graduate Day, which is a live multiplatform broadcast showcasing those dedicated to helping youth stay on track to high school graduation and beyond.

Nine Networks line-up for the week is as follows:

Monday—Friday, September 12-16:

6-7 p.m.  – PBS NewsHour

Monday, September 12:

7 p.m.  – Gentlemen of Vision (repeats September 15, 10 p.m., September 18, 11 a.m.)

10 p.m. – POV “All the Difference”

Tuesday, September 13:

7 p.m. – America Reframed: Class of ‘27

8-9 p.m.  – FRONTLINE: A Subprime Education/ Omarina’s Story

9-10 p.m. – TED TALKS: Education Revolution

10-10:30 p.m. – Works in Progress

Wednesday, September 14:

8–10 p.m. – NOVA: School of the Future

Saturday, September 17:



7-8 p.m.  – Craft in America: Teachers

For updates on the programming, follow #SpotlightEduPBS and #AmGrad on Twitter.

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