The national high school graduate rate has hit a record high at 81.4 percent, but a number of students and communities must be reached to continue that growth. Today’s global economy demands a more educated workforce, requiring more students to graduate from high school prepared for post-secondary education and career.Public media is helping local communities keep more students on the path to a high school diploma, college & successful careers.WSKG is a proud community hub station of American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen! Check back often for local Education news reports, media produced by teens from our area, and opportunities to get involved!
American Graduate Day | Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton, country music legend and founder of Imagination Library, is an American Graduate Champion! Catch stories of education inspiration this Saturday, October 3rd on WSKG TV during American Graduate Day 2015. This multi-broadcast event takes place from 11am-6pm. You can also follow online using hashtags #AmGrad and #UpstateGrad.https://youtu.be/PMtyXKnk00I