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Ticket 2 Success
Ticket 2 Success
In June 2014, American Graduate and Nine Academy partnered with Ticket 2 Success to provide 11 students from the T2S program with a 2-day Be... Watch now
Hear Our Voices: STL Youth Speak
Hear Our Voices: STL Youth Speak
Jasmine Brown, a recent graduate of the Saint Louis University Master's Program in Communication, sat down with 11 youth from the St. Louis ... Watch now
American Graduate on Living St. Louis
American Graduate on Living St. Louis
The Nine Network's weekly series Living St. Louis recently featured an entire program dedicated to American Graduate. Watch the segments bel... Watch now
Schoolwork: An American Graduate Special
Schoolwork: An American Graduate Special
The Nine Network explores how innovative methods and community partnerships are being used in the St. Louis area to improve student performa... Watch now
Wyman Youth Voice
Wyman Youth Voice
During the summer of 2013, teenagers participating in the Wyman Center's Teen Leadership Program (TLP) conducted interviews with their peers... Watch now
Wilmer Valderrama Interview
Wilmer Valderrama Interview
Actor Wilmer Valderrama sits down with American Graduate to discusse the importance of education and the positive influences in his life. A... Watch now
American Graduate Student Film Fest Winner
American Graduate Student Film Fest Winner
Congratulations to WHUT’s Anacostia Digital Media Club for producing, “Be the Change,” the winning video in the first American Graduate Stud... Watch now
PBS NewsHour | Common Core Standards
PBS NewsHour | Common Core Standards
Special education correspondent John Merrow in a two-part report on the new Common Core standards. American Graduate is a public media init... Watch now
Scholar-Athletes Excel
Scholar-Athletes Excel
Celebrate a student athlete that you know by sharing their success story with us on Facebook. American Graduate is a public media initiativ... Watch now
Early Reading Success Leads to Graduation
Early Reading Success Leads to Graduation
Share your reading tips with us on Facebook. American Graduate is a public media initiative funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasti... Watch now
Better Education Makes Better Citizens: The Compulsory Education Laws in Missouri
Better Education Makes Better Citizens: The Compulsory Education Laws in Missouri
What laws would you enact to help students graduate? Share your thoughts with us on Facebook. American Graduate is a public media initiativ... Watch now
Learning to Read
Learning to Read
Which of your favorite books will you share with your child? Share your thoughts with us on Facebook. American Graduate is a public media ... Watch now
American Graduate Unites Generations: Intergenerational Storytelling Project
American Graduate Unites Generations: Intergenerational Storytelling Project
Senior citizens at The Gatesworth retirement community, inspired by the Nine Network’s American Graduate Day broadcast last September,... Watch now
NewsHour: A Checklist to Keep Good Teachers in the Classroom
NewsHour: A Checklist to Keep Good Teachers in the Classroom
Good teachers can help students stay in school and keep them from dropping out. But what must schools do to keep top teachers from burning o... Watch now
Pathways to Success
Pathways to Success
We believe that an American Graduate is more than a high school diploma. An American Graduate is a successful adult. Learn more about how ou... Watch now
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri was honored by the White House and the US Department of Education on October 15, 2012 for th... Watch now
StoryCorpsU at Gateway STEM High School in St. Louis
StoryCorpsU at Gateway STEM High School in St. Louis
During the 2011-12 school year, the Nine Network connected 114 students and 3 teachers at Gateway STEM High School to the StoryCorpsU Coll... Watch now
Teacher Wall Project
Teacher Wall Project
As part of our national work on American Graduate, Nine Network of Public Media and 50 other public media organizations are working to ampli... Watch now
Teacher Wall Project
Teacher Wall Project
As part of our national work on American Graduate, Nine Network of Public Media and 50 other public media organizations are working to ampli... Watch now
John Legend for American Graduate
John Legend for American Graduate
Singer-songwriter John Legend on the importance of staying in school. American Graduate is a public media initiative funded by the Corpor... Watch now
PBS NewsHour: Why Students Who Underperform Drop Out of School
PBS NewsHour: Why Students Who Underperform Drop Out of School
In the U.S., one million students leave school early each year. PBS NewsHour Senior Correspondent Ray Suarez kicked off American Graduate We... Watch now
American Graduate Day - St. Louis Segments
American Graduate Day - St. Louis Segments
American Graduate Day is an opportunity for people in St. Louis and across the country to learn more about the work being done – and the wor... Watch now
StoryCorps National Teachers Initiative
StoryCorps National Teachers Initiative
The StoryCorps National Teacher Initiative celebrates the work of public school teachers across the country. The Initiative placed special a... Watch now
American Graduate Day
American Graduate Day
American Graduate Day was an opportunity for people in St. Louis and across the country to learn more about the work being done – and the wo... Watch now
Nine Academy Student Videos
Nine Academy Student Videos
In June 2012, as part of the American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen initiative, the Nine Network invited 12 high school students to partici... Watch now
Teen Town Hall at Wyman Center
Teen Town Hall at Wyman Center
Teens discuss issues that can lead to dropping out of high school. American Graduate is a public media initiative funded by the Corporation... Watch now
FRONTLINE: Middle School Moment
FRONTLINE: Middle School Moment
Is the make-or-break moment for a high school dropout actually in middle school? FRONTLINE’s new report the “Middle School Moment” explore... Watch now
Graduation Rates
Graduation Rates
Nine Network: American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen: Graduation Rates An explanation of the four vs. five-year graduation rate and the re... Watch now
STL Celebrity Voices
STL Celebrity Voices
As part of the American Graduate initiative, The Nine Network partnered with America Scores for an evening celebrating local students. Natio... Watch now
Donnae from America SCORES St. Louis‬
Donnae from America SCORES St. Louis‬
Donnae of America SCORES St. Louis delivers her original poetry about being an American graduate. American Graduate is a public media initi... Watch now
Celebrity Voices - Living St. Louis
Celebrity Voices - Living St. Louis
As part of the American Graduate initiative, The Nine Network partnered with America Scores for an evening celebrating local students. Natio... Watch now
Why Kids
Why Kids
A segment initially featured in the American graduate Teacher Town Hall that sets up the dropout crisis both locally and nationally. Ameri... Watch now
Octavis from America SCORES St. Louis‬
Octavis from America SCORES St. Louis‬
Octavis of America SCORES St. Louis delivers his original poetry about being an american graduate. American Graduate is a public media init... Watch now
Living St. Louis - Teacher Town Hall
Living St. Louis - Teacher Town Hall
There are a number of new efforts nationally and locally aimed at reducing the number of young people dropping out of high school. The cost ... Watch now
DeMontre from America SCORES St. Louis‬
DeMontre from America SCORES St. Louis‬
DeMontre of America SCORES St. Louis delivers his original poetry about being an American graduate. American Graduate is a public media ini... Watch now
Economic Impact
Economic Impact
Nine Network: American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen: Economic Impact Explores the reality of the economic impact of kids dropping out of ... Watch now
Jerrell from America SCORES St. Louis‬
Jerrell from America SCORES St. Louis‬
Jerrell of America SCORES St. Louis delivers his original poetry about being an American graduate. American Graduate is a public media init... Watch now
Carmen from America SCORES St. Louis‬
Carmen from America SCORES St. Louis‬
Carmen of America SCORES St. Louis delivers her original poetry about being an American graduate. American Graduate is a public media initi... Watch now
Student Talks
Student Talks
Nine Network: American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen: Student Talks Several students from the American Graduate Student Discussion talk ab... Watch now
Malik from America SCORES St. Louis‬
Malik from America SCORES St. Louis‬
Malik of America SCORES St. Louis delivers his original poetry about being an American graduate. American Graduate is a public media initia... Watch now
Kids Can
Kids Can
Nine Network: American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen: Kids Can Local educational and community leaders emphasize that every child deserves... Watch now
Carjanae from America SCORES St. Louis
Carjanae from America SCORES St. Louis
Carjanae of America SCORES St. Louis delivers her original poetry about being an american graduate. American Graduate is a public media ... Watch now
America SCORES St. Louis - Student Montage
America SCORES St. Louis - Student Montage
Students of America SCORES St. Louis deliver their original poetry about being an american graduate. American Graduate is a public media i... Watch now
Living St. Louis - Compulsory Education
Living St. Louis - Compulsory Education
There is a national debate about raising the minimum dropout age to 18, but in 1900, Americans were debating whether education should be req... Watch now
John from America SCORES St. Louis‬
John from America SCORES St. Louis‬
John of America SCORES St. Louis delivers his original poetry about being an American graduate. American Graduate is a public media initiat... Watch now
American Graduate - Teacher Town Hall
American Graduate - Teacher Town Hall
There has been a lot of talk and media attention about how to address the dropout crisis in America. But equally as important is how local c... Watch now
Damonte from America SCORES St. Louis‬
Damonte from America SCORES St. Louis‬
Damonte of America SCORES St. Louis delivers his original poetry about being an American graduate. American Graduate is a public media init... Watch now