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Pins from the American Graduate project, started by @NewsHourAmGrad social media lead Kelly Chen

Ray Suarez hosts the New Mexico PBS American Graduate Teacher Town Hall on April 18 at UNM. American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen is funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting working with national partners, such as America's Promise Alliance and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

WSKG is seeking proposals from students, teachers, school, parent & community organizations to share their stories about dropout issues through a Community Dialogue event.

from Independent Lens

The Graduates / Los Graduados

Did you know 1.2 million students drop out of high school each year? That's 7,000 students every day! Learn more about the dropout crisis w/ @Sarah Kozich Lens.

College is not part of JJ's plan. And that's okay. But he still wants to graduate from high school! #UpstateGrad

from PBS NewsHour

Can Celebrities Influence a Student's Decision to Stay in School?

"If my career goes south, I'm working at McDonald's. I'm driving a tow truck," Mark Wahlberg told a packed room of high school students. "That's why I'm going back to high school."