American Graduate

In the United States, 1 in 5 students will drop out before he or she finishes high school. How does this statistic affect students in our community? WSKG is proud to share the powerful stories of local teens as part of Youth Voice: American Graduate Edition.

Binghamton High School Grade 10 students explored the dropout crisis in the United States and learned about graduation rates in their own school. These audio reports are the students' reflections on topics such as who or what motives them to come to school, how graduation is perceived in their...
WHAT IS AMERICAN GRADUATE? The WSKG American Graduate Project, funded by a grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, is an initiative to raise awareness about the dropout crisis in our community by engaging a wide range of stakeholders in a dialogue and by mobilizing the community...
An American Graduate Champion commits their time, skills, and resources to make sure that young people succeed in school. These individuals, groups, or organizations play an active role in improving educational outcomes for students.   WSKG Public Media is celebrating these American...
WSKG is proud to be a 2014 - 2016 community hub station of American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen! Public Media stations thoughout the nation are helping young people in communities they serve to stay on the path to graduation. Check back often for local Education news reports, media produced...
September 27 on WSKG-TV, 11am-6pm American Graduate Day is back this September for a live 7-hour, nationwide outreach event about the high school dropout crisis. We’ll hear from education advocates, community members, volunteers, and the students themselves about what it takes to keep our...
Fall Education Specials WSKG is celebrating the start of the new school year with Radio and TV specials throughout September and October.  Teachers, parents, and learners of all ages are invited to watch, listen, and join the discussion.   Education Specials on WSKG Radio Education...
Meet three local educators who serve as American Graduate Champions in the Southern Tier. WSKG Education had a chance to sit down with these inspiring teachers and ask them about their successful methods, both in and out of the classroom. Local students of all ages are supported by these dropout...
Celebrate American Graduate Day with WSKG! September 28, 2013 Noon - 7PM   “American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen” is a national public media initiative that leverages the power and reach of public television to help communities across America address the high school...
  Youth Voice: American Graduate Edition WSKG Radio hosted American Graduate Week on May 27 to May 31, 2013.  Students' stories aired during Morning Edition at 7:30AM and All Things Considered at 5:30PM.  If you miss a story on-air, listen below or on our SoundCloud page...
Youth Voice: American Graduate Edition In the United States, 1 in 5 students will drop out before he or she finishes high school. How does this statistic affect students in our community? WSKG is proud to share the powerful stories of local teens as part of Youth Voice: American...