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Jan 21, 2020
Public Media Initiative, American Graduate, Helped Improve Graduation Success Among Black and Latino Students
New independent research from NCES reveals encouraging data about nation’s progress, with black students graduating on par with white counterparts
Apr 17, 2019
CPB Statement of Condolence on the Death of Jack Galmiche of Nine Network of Public Media
Jack was a leader whose 22-year career in public broadcasting made a difference in so many lives in the communities he personally touched, and across our entire nation.
Sep 04, 2018
Co-producers WORLD Channel and American Documentary announce the U.S. broadcast premiere of PERSONAL STATEMENT on WORLD and PBS Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 8 p.m.
CPB-supported film follows three inspirational teens in Brooklyn who take it upon themselves to make a difference by becoming peer college counselors in their schools.
Jan 23, 2018
CPB Awards $3.7 Million in American Graduate: Getting to Work Grants to 19 Public Media Stations
Nov 01, 2017
Award-Winning Director Stanley Nelson and Firelight Films Launches HBCU Tour with Public Media Stations for 'Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities'
The tour is a major part of HBCU Rising, the year-long multi-platform engagement project designed to drive dialogue sparked by the film among a variety of audiences.
Sep 07, 2017
American Graduate Day 2017 Highlights Student Pathways to Career Success and Workforce Development Opportunities on PBS Stations October 14, 2017
"American Graduate Day affirms public media’s commitment to lifelong learning, beginning with our youngest citizens, getting them ready to learn, and putting them on a path to a high school diploma and career success,” said Patricia Harrison, President and CEO of the Corporation for Public...
Aug 25, 2016
POV’s ‘Make All the Difference’ Engagement Campaign Is in Full Swing, with Support from CPB's American Graduate
The documentary was inspired by Wes Moore’s best-selling autobiographical book, "The Other Wes Moore."
Aug 23, 2016
American Graduate Day Focuses on Importance of Mentorship - September 17, 2016
August 24, 2016, New York, NY – Broadcast live from Tisch WNET Studios in NYC on public television stations across the country, and streaming on Facebook Live and americangraduate.org, the 5th annual American Graduate Day on September 17, 2016 2-6 p.m. ET (check local listings) will focus on...
Jul 28, 2016
PBS to Present “Spotlight Education,” A Special Week of Programming Featuring Reports About America’s Students and New Models of Learning, September 12-17
BEVERLY HILLS, CA; July 28, 2016 – As a leader in educational media for children and students and a key partner with parents and educators across America, PBS today announced SPOTLIGHT EDUCATION, a special week of primetime programming examining the challenges facing today’s students and America’s...
Mar 30, 2016
General Colin L. Powell and Alma J. Powell to Present CPB President & CEO Pat Harrison with the Promise of America Award
America’s Promise Alliance will present the Promise of America Award to CPB President and CEO Patricia Harrison on April 20, 2016, in Washington, D.C. Harrison is being honored for leading the American Graduate initiative.
Feb 22, 2016
YMCA’s Stan Law Receives Public Media American Graduate Champion Award
Today, CPB will honor YMCA of Greater Birmingham’s Stan Law as an American Graduate Champion for his lifelong commitment to ensuring all children have access to a quality education and for his partnership with Alabama Public Television.
Oct 09, 2015
TED & PBS Announce Additional Talks, Performances & Films for TED Talks Live in New York's Theater District
Week-long series marks TED’s first speaker event in Manhattan, offers unprecedented access to students, educators and veterans.