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Yolanda Eddins: Detroit Parent Network

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Yolanda Eddins, Director of Parent Development and Training of Detroit Parent Network, discusses the importance of supporting parents.

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Sonja Allen: Communities in Schools

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Sonja Allen, Chief Executive Officer of Communities in Schools of Detroit, Inc., discusses the organization's effort to engage communities to positively impact the schools in Detroit.

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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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Frontline presents Dropout Nation

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Frontline visits a former "dropout factory" in Houston, Texas for an in-depth exploration of the dropout crisis.

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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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Sharlonda Buckman: Detroit Parent Network

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Detroit Parent Network and their Executive Director Sharlona Buckman are proud to celebrate 10 years of the agency’s dedication to parents and primary caregivers.

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8/26/12: Teach for America / Black Girls Code

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How innovative programs like Teach for America and Black Girls Code are changing Detroit. Episode 4133.

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Mike Flanagan, State Superintendent

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Michigan’s Superintendent Mike Flanagan has a grounded perspective on Michigan’s dropout crisis. His own story of struggling in school lends to his understanding of the issues of dropouts. He understands dropping out is not just a Detroit problem; this is an issue that affects our state and our country.

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Dr. Blandina Rose of Black Family Development, Inc & Promise Neighborhoods

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In addition to providing family counseling services, Black Family Development works in Detroit's Clark Park and Osborn neighborhoods, supporting the federally funded Promise Neighborhood program. The vision of the program is that all children and youth growing up in Promise Neighborhoods have access to great schools...

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Frontline presents Middle School Moment

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Is the make-or-break moment for a high school dropout actually in middle school? FRONTLINE’s new report the “Middle School Moment” explores the work of Johns Hopkins University researcher Dr. Robert Balfanz who has uncovered a series of indicators that he says can predict how likely a student is to drop out of high school.

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American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen - an initiative to help combat the dropout crisis in this country

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