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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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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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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American Graduate Day 2015

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American Graduate Day is Saturday, October 3 - highlighting community leaders, and educators and youth making a difference.

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City Year and The Taco Bell Foundation

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A locally produced story about overcoming the challenges that teens face with high school graduation will be airing on American Graduate Day.

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American Graduate Day 2014

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American Graduate Day returns for its third year on September 27, 2014 11am - 6pm ET. This live national, multi-platform broadcast event focuses on the individuals and organizations working in communities across the country to keep students on the path to graduation.

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Can't Hold Me Back

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As Detroit teen Fernando Parraz, an accomplished rapper and budding filmmaker, aims to become the first in his family to earn a high school diploma — his ticket out of the struggles of inner-city poverty and violence — he finds support from an unlikely figure: his father, a former gangster who has suffered the costs of his own mistakes.

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American Graduate Day 2013

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American Graduate Day 2013 was Saturday, September 28. This event marked a long-term commitment to helping communities tackle the nation's dropout crisis and preparing students for success with a high school diploma.

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Dan Varner: Excellent Schools Detroit

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Dan Varner, Chief Executive Officer of Excellent Schools Detroit, speaks to the action their organization is taking to ensure each student has access to an excellent school by 2020.

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Ken Coleman: Big Brothers Big Sisters

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Ken Coleman, a mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit, discusses the big impact just a small amount of time has on youth.

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Rich Homberg, Detroit Public Television's President/CEO

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DPTV's President and CEO, Rich Homberg, discusses the station's commitment to education and the young people of Michigan.

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American Graduate Day 2012

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Public media launched the first-ever AMERICAN GRADUATE DAY on September 22, 2012. This multi-platform event featured live local and national programming, partners, celebrities and athletes focused on improving high school graduation rates in America.

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American Graduate Day 2012

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Public media is launching the first-ever AMERICAN GRADUATE DAY on September 22, 2012 from 1-8pm EST. This multi-platform event will feature live local and national programming, partners, celebrities and athletes focused on improving high school graduation rates in America.

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Graduation Celebration

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A celebration of the Class of 2012!

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