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Translating The Dream

 
  

Nashville Public Television, as part of CPB's American Graduate Initiative, looks at the challenges Nashville's immigrant and refugee students present to and face in Nashville's public schools. Many are "English Language Learners" (ELL), whose high school graduation rate falls nearly 12% below the average Tennessee graduate rate.

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NPT Reports

NPT Reports: Education Leaders Talk School Safety at Statewide Summit NPT Reports: Education Leaders Talk School Safety at Statewide Summit
State leaders and school officials across Tennessee gathered this week to weigh in on a pressing issue in wake of the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting—how can we m...
NPT Reports: Graduation by the Numbers Airs Tonight at 9pm NPT Reports: Graduation by the Numbers Airs Tonight at 9pm
Half-hour documentary looks at Graduation by the Numbers; part of national American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen in...
NPT Reports: High School`s `College Zone` Gets Students on Track NPT Reports: High School`s `College Zone` Gets Students on Track
Principal Ron Woodard is the epitome of ‘in your face’—but in a good way. He’s trying to change the culture of Maplewood High School and get college on his students’ m...