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American Graduate Day on NYC’s Channel 13

posted by Nell Minow

American Graduate Day is a national broadcast and outreach event on Saturday, September 22 from 1-8 pm, dedicated to engaging our country around the dropout crisis. Broadcast nationally from the Tisch WNET Studios at Lincoln Center, the seven-hour special highlights Community Partners, educators and youth to help keep at-risk students in school. Hosts will include PBS NewsHour’s Ray Suarez, ABC News correspondent Juju Chang, and Need to Know anchor Maria Hinojosa, among others.  The event will feature Sidney Poitier’s film, “To Sir With Love,” the story of an engineer who takes a temporary job as a teacher and inspires — and is inspired by — his students.

 

 

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