On Saturday, September 17, at 2:00 pm, WGBY will air the 5th American Graduate Day, broadcast live from WNET in New York City. This year’s focus is on mentorship as a solution to one of the nation’s biggest education challenges. As seen in this video clip, host Soledad O’Brien will feature leading education, media and celebrity figures who will highlight the role of mentoring to help close the graduation gap, share inspirational stories from across the nation, and encourage others to connect with students as a mentor.
The national broadcast is also streaming on Facebook Live and americangraduate.org.
At PBS LearningMedia, you’ll find inspiring American Graduate resources for students.