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American Graduate

American Graduate: Let’s Make it Happen (often referred to in its shortened form, American Graduate) is a Corporation for Public Broadcasting–supported public media initiative and commitment. The initiative was created with the intent to reach out to communities across America and help them better understand and fight the high school dropout crisis on both the national and the local level. Over 1 million students drop out of high school on an annual basis in the United States. American Graduate offers informational television and radio programming that have been aired across more than 30 states by a number of local-area public broadcasting stations. Research specific to American Graduate’s influence, as well as the overall decreasing dropout rates among American high school students, shows that the initiative ...

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