Victor Rios, a former dropout and gang member who credits mentors with helping him get on track to earn a Ph.D., spoke on behalf of the American...
Spotlight: American Graduate
The high school graduation rate reached a record 84.1 percent, according to the 2018 Building a Grad Nation report.
The four-hour broadcast aired live from Tisch WNET Studios in New York City on more than 100 public television stations across the country.
Through the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs (SRL), middle and high school students learn journalism, video production, media literacy and critical thinking.
Fifth annual program aired on 100 public television stations nationwide.
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