Produced by Kentucky Educational Television, Dropping Back In is part of the American Graduate Initiative funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, extending the initiative beyond efforts to keep kids in school to include adults who have already dropped out.
Dropping Back In consists of four episodes that provide inspiring stories from dropouts overcoming the odds, returning to learning and changing their lives in powerful ways. Watch Thursdays at 6:00 pm on ETV World: October 2, 9, 16, and 23.
Additionally, the website provides extra videos and links to state dropout data as well as resources for community…
PBS presents America After Ferguson, a town hall meeting hosted by PBS NewsHour’s Gwen Ifill, this Friday evening at 8:00 pm on ETV.
The police shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri on Saturday, August 9 was a flashpoint of America’s biggest divides—race and class. The aftermath in Ferguson has been widely covered with the violence and looting underscoring some of the core issues that beg to be addressed in our country. What happened in Ferguson could have happened almost anywhere.
To foster dialogue about the subject, viewers are encouraged to use the hashtag #AfterFergusonPBS to be a…
National Network of Most Innovative Schools in the U.S. Taps District Seven as a Leader
Washington, D.C. | September 23, 2014 ¬– Today Digital Promise, a national, independent nonprofit organization authorized by Congress to accelerate innovation in education, announced Spartanburg School District Seven as one of 11 new members accepted into the League of Innovative Schools, a national coalition of school district superintendents committed to innovation.
As the only district from South Carolina tapped for membership this fall, District Seven was selected from a competitive and national pool of applicants based on its leadership, evidence of results, innovative vision…
Each year, September 15 to October 15 is designated as Hispanic Heritage Month. To mark Hispanic Heritage Month, PBS LearningMedia will spotlight newly translated Spanish-language resources alongside a rich collection of content about Hispanic history and culture.
Teach about Histories and Cultures
PBS LearningMedia has a range of digital resources teachers can use to teach your class about the histories and cultures of Hispanic Americans in recognition of this month-long celebration, including the story of Italian explorer Christopher Columbus and his ties to Spain.
Columbus’s explorations are well-known. In 1492, as he was sailing for Spain, he decided to…
AMERICAN GRADUATE DAY 2014 The broadcast has ended, but you can visit the website to learn more. http://www.americangraduate.org/
"American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen" is a public media initiative, supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), to help students stay on the path to on-time high school graduation and future success. Recently, CPB announced new grants to stations in 33 markets, focusing on where graduation gaps exist for students of different races, ethnicities, family incomes, and disabilities, as well as those with limited English proficiency.
South Carolina ETV was one of the 33 public…
On Tuesday September 16, 2014 the PBS NewsHour student reporter Emily Varnadore from York Comprehensive High School asked a question of Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani student, about why she risked death to support education for girls in her country. Emily's question was featured and heard by an audience of 1 million+ viewers. The story was also on the main page of PBS NewHour's national site.
SCETV Carolinas in Rock Hill is working with students from Rock Hill, York Comprehensive High School, and Legacy Charter School in Greenville to produce "rapid response clips" where…
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The South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (SC ABOTA) presents the Sixth Annual James Otis Lecture Series in observance of National Constitution Day. The topic for the 2014 James Otis Lecture is The Magna Carta. Broadcast live from the State House in the House Chamber, the program’s topic of discussion is The Magna Carta, in observance of the approaching 800th anniversary. The featured speaker is Sir Robert Worchester, Emeritus Chancellor of the University of Kent, who will discuss The Magna Carta, “foundation of liberty,” and its relevance in the 21st century. Sir Robert, a…
The South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (SC ABOTA) presents the Sixth Annual James Otis Lecture Series in observance of National Constitution Day. The topic for the 2014 James Otis Lecture is The Magna Carta.
Broadcast live from the State House in the House Chamber, the program’s topic of discussion is The Magna Carta, in observance of the approaching 800th anniversary. The featured speaker is Sir Robert Worchester, Emeritus Chancellor of the University of Kent, who will discuss The Magna Carta, “foundation of liberty,” and its relevance in the 21st century.
Sir Robert, a…
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Speaking of Schools Podcast
Supported by the South Carolina Department of Education, this half-hour show is hosted by Doug Keel and features various guests.
Principals of Excellence Discuss School and Campus Security
Sunday - September 21, 2014
The 2014 James Otis Lecture and Finalists for the WhatWorksSC Award
Monday - September 15, 2014
College Night in the CSRA and the Year Ahead for SC Future Minds
Monday - September 08, 2014