American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen is public media’s long-term commitment to supporting community-based solutions to the dropout crisis. Supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), more than 80 public radio and television stations have joined forces with over 1,000 partners and at-risk schools across 30 states. Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB) is proud to join this consortia of public media broadcasters in combatting the nation’s dropout problem.
Over the next two years, LPB will join other public broadcasting stations in providing American Graduate content to their audiences.
- National and local reporting, both on air and online to help communities understand the challenges and community-driven solutions associated with the dropout crisis.
- Public forums, town halls, and community conversations to activate discussions between community leaders, educators, and more.
- Educational programs
- Convening diverse stakeholders in forums and providing access to digital classroom resources for teachers and parents.