DPTV's Spotlight on Education

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Spotlight Education is a special week of programming that focuses on the brightest ideas and toughest challenges facing America's education system.

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Danielle Belen: Stories of Champions

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Danielle Belen is an accomplished violinist, an Associate Professor and full-time Violin Faculty at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theater and Dance.

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Myriha Burton: Stories of Champions

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Myriha Burton is the Arts Education Specialist at Teen HYPE, an organization that helps teenagers in Detroit to explore their talents an graduate from high school.

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Darryl Bingham: Stories of Champions

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Darryl Bingham is tied to the youth of his community through several different programs. As the Director ofField Operations at the Children’s Justice Center, he creates and deploys programs that serve the youth of the community.

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2016 PBS Digital Innovators Announced

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DPTV announced Andrew Hopkins from Tyrone Elementary School as one of this year's PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators.

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FACE Detroit Summit 2016

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The Detroit Family of Community Engagement (FACE) Summit will bring together educators, non-profits, government, and parent advocates to develop citywide partnerships that support academic success for Detroit students.

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Scholarship Round-Up

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Here are some scholarships that you may have missed.

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Chris Kyles: MiAmerican Graduate Champion - March 2016

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Meet Chris Kyles, our American Graduate Champion for the month of March.

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Legacy Achievement Project honors well-rounded students

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Legacy Achievement Project honors well-rounded students who are role models for their peers.

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A Special MI Department of Education Event - February 18, 2016

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A panel discussion of nine African-American men and boys discuss their educational experiences in Michigan.

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Electronic Field Trip: Civil Rights Today, Feb. 25, 2016

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On February 25th, New York Times best-selling author and youth advocate Wes Moore will lead a special youth town hall discussion about race, racism, and other issues of equality.

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Shari Wilcox & Aiden Weeks: February American Graduate Champions (2016)

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Our February 2016 American Graduate Champions, Shari Wilcox and Aiden Weeks, were recently honored with the titles of Big Sister and Big Brother of the Year by the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washtenaw County.

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Communities in School Town Hall: Powering the National Graduation Rate

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How can we reach a 90% national graduation rate?

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Ishmail Terry: American Graduate Champion (Jan 2016)

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Ishmail Terry is the CEO of the non-profit organization, All Four One Detroit and is an extremely active member of the community. Watch to learn more about what Ishmail does and how his influence is improving the success and graduation rates of high school students in Detroit.

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American Black Journal: Black Male Achievement

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"American Black Journal" devotes an episode to a conversation on the efforts to help young black males succeed educationally and economically. We find out how Detroit measures up when it comes to creating opportunities for young black men. Plus, we learn about a program that promotes a college education instead of incarceration. Episode 4411. Original air date: 12/13/15.

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