Watch American Graduate's Too Important to Fail, Streaming now on PBS.org

Posted on September 16, 2011

The program, which aired on Tavis Smiley Reports, examines one of the most disturbing aspects of the education crisis facing America today — the increased dropout rate among Black teenage males. The broadcast is currently streaming on PBS.org a part of American Graduate, a public media initiative supported by CPB to help local communities across America find solutions to address the dropout crisis.

 

In this episode of Tavis Smiley Reports, Tavis travels across the country, speaking to education experts, as well as to the teenagers themselves about the challenges they face and how education can be redirected to address their needs. He profiles individuals who are making a difference in the lives of young Black males and looks at the schools that are best serving them.


Watch Tavis Smiley Reports: Too Important to Fail in its entirety, streaming now on PBS.org.

Learn more about Public Media's American Graduate Campaign here.

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